Ken Goldberg is craigslist Distinguished Professor of New Media, co-founder and past Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media, and Founding Director of UC Berkeley’s Art, Technology, and Culture Lecture Series. He is an artist and Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at UC Berkeley, with secondary appointments in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the School of Information. Goldberg earned his PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1990. Goldberg has published over 150 peer-reviewed technical papers on algorithms for robotics, automation, and social information filtering and holds seven US patents. He is Founding Co-Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Networked Robots and co-Founder the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE). Goldberg’s art installations have been exhibited internationally at venues such as the Whitney Biennial, Pompidou Center in Paris, Buenos Aires Biennial, and the ICC in Tokyo. Goldberg was awarded the Presidential Faculty Fellowship in 1995 by President Clinton, the National Science Foundation Faculty Fellowship in 1994, the Joseph Engelberger Award in 2000, and was named IEEE Fellow in 2005. Ken Goldberg lives in Mill Valley, CA with his daughters and wife, filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain.
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