Elected: 2013
Discipline: Informatics, Mathematics and Statistics
Professor Sethu Vijayakumar FRSE

Professor of Robotics and Director, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, University of Edinburgh.

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar joined the University of Edinburgh in 2003 and is the current Professor of Robotics and the Director of the Institute for Perception, Action and Behavior (IPAB) at the School of Informatics. He also holds additional appointments as an Adjunct Faculty at the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles and as a Visiting Research Scientist at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan. His research interest spans the fields of statistical machine learning, robotics, sensorimotor control, and computational neuroscience.