Bram Vanderborght is passionate about robots and their use for society and economy.
His research interests include cognitive and physical human robot interaction with core technology of using compliant and self-healing actuators in applications for health and manufacturing like humanoids, exoskeletons, prostheses, social robots and cobots.
Prof. dr. ir. Bram Vanderborght obtained his PhD from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2007. He performed research at JRL lab in AIST, Tsukuba (Japan) and did his post-doc researcher at the Italian Institute of Technology. Since 2009 he is professor at the VUB. He has an ERC starting grant and he is the current EiC of the IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine.