Professor Bram Vanderborght

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Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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 had an ERC starting grant and is currently coordinating two EU projects on smart materials for soft robots. His research interests are human-robot collaboration for applications for health and manufacturing like exoskeletons, prostheses, social robots, drones and cobots. He is affiliated to the Interuniversity Microelectronics Institute (imec), Belgium, as scientific collaborator.