Prof. Alfredo Weitzenfeld

University of South Florida

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Alfredo Weitzenfeld is a Professor and the Director of the BioRobotics Laboratory at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, USA. Dr. Weitzenfeld received his PhD in Computer Science and MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, USA. He received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Technion in Haifa, Israel. Dr. Weitzenfeld is the Director of USF RoboBulls robot soccer teams at USF, and a member of the Internal Advisory Board of the RoboCup Federation and Executive Advisory Board of the Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems. Dr. Weitzenfeld is also a founding member of the Latin American Robotics Council (LARC) and Latin American Robotics Symposium (LARS). He was the co-chair of RoboCup 2012 World Championship held in Mexico City and the General Chair of the International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2013) held in Montevideo, Uruguay. His main research interests are in the areas of biologically-inspired robotics, computational neuroscience, cognitive and multi-robot systems. His research has been sponsored by several funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation. Dr. Weitzenfeld has authored 2 books and over 130 journal and conference papers.

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