Short CV/Education and training

  • 1995
    M.Sc. in Physics, EPFL

  • 1996
    MSc. in Knowledge-based Systems, University of Edinburgh

  • 1998
    Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence, University of Edinburgh

  • 1999 – 2000
    Research Associate, Computer Science Department, University of Southern California

  • 2000 – 2002
    Research Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Southern California

  • Since 2002
    Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science Department, University of Southern California

  • 2002 – 2005
    Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, EPFL

  • 2006 – 2013
    Associate Professor with Tenure, School of Engineering, EPFL

  • Since 2014
    Full Professor, School of Engineering, EPFL

Selected publications

  • 2014: Seungsu Kim, Ashwini Shukla, Aude Billard, "Catching Objects in Flight", IEEE Transaction on Robotics, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 1049-1065, 2014. Best Paper Award.

  • 2012: Noris, B., Nadel, J, Barker, M., Hadjikhani, N. and Billard, A. (2012) Investigating gaze of children with ASD in naturalistic settings. PLOS ONE, 7(9): e44144. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044144.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Swiss Academy of Science

  • Elected President of the EPFL Teachers Council, since 2013

  • Elected Member of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society; 2006 – 2008, 2009 – 2011

  • Elected President of the EPFL School Assembly (EPFL Senate), 2006 – 2008

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • 3 children


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