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AI 2000 Robotics Most Influential Scholars

The 2020 AI 2000 Most Influential Scholars in Robotics are the top 10 most cited scholars from the top venues of this field over the past 10 years (2009–2019). The top 11–100 most cited scholars are recognized as AI 2000 Most Influential Scholars Honorable Mention. The identified top venues of this field are IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation(ICRA) and IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems(IROS), which published 18614 papers authored by 35329 scholars between 2009 and 2019.
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Most Influential Scholars

Wolfram Burgard

Department of Computer Science, University of Freiburg

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 9597
views: -h-index: 111#Paper: 909#Citation: 81042
Radu Bogdan Rusu

Fyusion, Inc/Open Perception, Inc

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 8260
views: -h-index: 44#Paper: 162#Citation: 15131
Roland Siegwart

Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich

Switzerland

Total citations of the selected papers: 7536
views: -h-index: 102#Paper: 1155#Citation: 50771
Michael Beetz

Institute of Artificial Intelligence, University of Bremen

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 5060
views: -h-index: 59#Paper: 576#Citation: 16125
Pieter Abbeel

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley/covariant.ai/berkeleyopenarms.org/OpenAI

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 4974
views: -h-index: 103#Paper: 460#Citation: 46161
Darwin G. Caldwell

Department of Advanced Robotic, Italian Institute of Technology

Italy

Total citations of the selected papers: 4937
views: -h-index: 60#Paper: 691#Citation: 14974
Daniel Cremers

Professor

Departments of Informatics and Mathematics, Technical University of Munich

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 4909
views: -h-index: 84#Paper: 582#Citation: 31289
Vijay Kumar

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 4778
views: -h-index: 99#Paper: 3065#Citation: 44682
views: -h-index: 35#Paper: 97#Citation: 8505
Stefan Schaal

University of Southern California/SKS Autonomous Systems

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 3857
views: -h-index: 89#Paper: 477#Citation: 38145

Most Influential Scholars Honorable Mention

Daniela Rus

Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 3717
views: -h-index: 93#Paper: 732#Citation: 32335
views: -h-index: 2#Paper: 5#Citation: 3584
Siddhartha Srinivasa

Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 3568
views: -h-index: 57#Paper: 305#Citation: 12226
Dieter Fox

Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington/NVIDIA/Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 3543
views: -h-index: 117#Paper: 427#Citation: 74567
views: -h-index: 66#Paper: 188#Citation: 18539
Davide Scaramuzza

Professor

Department of Informatics, University of Zurich

Switzerland

Total citations of the selected papers: 3523
views: -h-index: 58#Paper: 232#Citation: 19323
Giorgio Grisetti

Associate Professor

Department of Systems and Computer Science, Sapienza University of Rome

Italy

Total citations of the selected papers: 3348
views: -h-index: 37#Paper: 126#Citation: 11908
Gerd Hirzinger

Professor

Institut für Robotik und Mechatronik, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 3068
views: -h-index: 69#Paper: 655#Citation: 18964
Nikolaos Tsagarakis

Unknown

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

India

Total citations of the selected papers: 3053
views: -h-index: 45#Paper: 307#Citation: 7879
Robert J. Wood

Professor

Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 3029
views: -h-index: 75#Paper: 536#Citation: 24082
Alin Albu Schäffer

Professor

DLR-German Aerospace Center, Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 2872
views: -h-index: 58#Paper: 334#Citation: 13609
Nico Blodow

Researcher

Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Technische Universität München

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 2652
views: -h-index: 20#Paper: 34#Citation: 5260
Rainer Kümmerle

Unknown

Department of Computer Science, University of Freiburg

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 2635
views: -h-index: 26#Paper: 59#Citation: 6528
Marc Pollefeys

Professor

Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich/Microsoft

Switzerland

Total citations of the selected papers: 2559
views: -h-index: 91#Paper: 623#Citation: 31891
Raffaello D'Andrea

Professor

Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich

Switzerland

Total citations of the selected papers: 2544
views: -h-index: 47#Paper: 189#Citation: 7746
Peter Pastor

Research

Computational Learning and Motor Control Lab

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 2536
views: -h-index: 26#Paper: 48#Citation: 5039
views: -h-index: 36#Paper: 85#Citation: 7917
Sergey Levine

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley/Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 2438
views: -h-index: 76#Paper: 352#Citation: 21857
Xiaofeng Ren

Assistant Professor

Amap (AutoNavi)/Institute of Data Science and Technologies (iDST), Alibaba/Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington

China

Total citations of the selected papers: 2340
views: -h-index: 46#Paper: 75#Citation: 12884
Felix Endres

Ph.D. Student

Department of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg, Germany

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 2335
views: -h-index: 5#Paper: 10#Citation: 167
Stephan Weiss

Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt

Switzerland

Total citations of the selected papers: 2285
views: -h-index: 20#Paper: 30#Citation: 3048
views: -h-index: 18#Paper: 29#Citation: 5539
Nikolas Engelhard

Researcher

Technical University of Munich

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 2264
views: -h-index: 5#Paper: 6#Citation: 2395
views: -h-index: 54#Paper: 303#Citation: 17274
views: -h-index: 62#Paper: 237#Citation: 22596
Danica Kragic

Professor

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Royal Institute of Technology

Sweden

Total citations of the selected papers: 2061
views: -h-index: 59#Paper: 401#Citation: 11299
Sachin Chitta

Unknown

Boston Dynamics

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 2021
views: -h-index: 27#Paper: 61#Citation: 2857
Sebastian Thrun

Professor

Computer Science Department, Stanford University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 2008
views: -h-index: 141#Paper: 525#Citation: 96028
Nicholas Roy

Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1981
views: -h-index: 68#Paper: 256#Citation: 19649
Kevin Lai

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

China

Total citations of the selected papers: 1928
views: -h-index: 38#Paper: 58#Citation: 14213
Sebastian Scherer

Associate Research Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1886
views: -h-index: 27#Paper: 135#Citation: 3566
Mrinal Kalakrishnan

Unknown

Google AI/X, the moonshot factory

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1859
views: -h-index: 25#Paper: 42#Citation: 3011
views: -h-index: 51#Paper: 236#Citation: 12494
Michael Kaess

Assistant Professor

Carnegie Mellon University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1811
views: -h-index: 41#Paper: 264#Citation: 9187
Jan Peters

Department of Computer Science, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 1799
views: -h-index: 64#Paper: 547#Citation: 20299
Christian Forster

Computer Vision Engineer

Oculus VR (Facebook)

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1798
views: -h-index: 16#Paper: 30#Citation: 2525
Tamim Asfour

Professor

High Performance Humanoid Technologies Lab (H2T), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 1769
views: -h-index: 41#Paper: 299#Citation: 6902
views: -h-index: 22#Paper: 50#Citation: 3532
Dmitry Berenson

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1745
views: -h-index: 26#Paper: 66#Citation: 3550
Daniel Mellinger

Engineer

School of Engineering and Applied Mechanics University of Pennsylvania

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1679
views: -h-index: 13#Paper: 18#Citation: 4421
Jonas Buchli

Assistant Professor

ETH Zürich

Switzerland

Total citations of the selected papers: 1676
views: -h-index: 35#Paper: 144#Citation: 4811
J. Andrew Bagnell

Associate Professor

Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1617
views: -h-index: 54#Paper: 173#Citation: 15763
Kai O. Arras

Unknown

Bosch Research

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 1614
views: -h-index: 41#Paper: 143#Citation: 5810
Nathan Michael

Professor

The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1585
views: -h-index: 39#Paper: 141#Citation: 6930
Frank Dellaert

Professor

College of Computing at Georgia Tech

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1583
views: -h-index: 68#Paper: 303#Citation: 30489
views: -h-index: 19#Paper: 46#Citation: 2522
Peter K. Allen

Professor

Department of Computer Science, Columbia University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1524
views: -h-index: 59#Paper: 198#Citation: 12213
views: -h-index: 23#Paper: 50#Citation: 2699
Howie Choset

Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1484
views: -h-index: 65#Paper: 522#Citation: 19726
Antonio Bicchi

Professor

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

Italy

Total citations of the selected papers: 1480
views: -h-index: 59#Paper: 521#Citation: 15412
Gaurav Sukhatme

Department of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Southern California

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1465
views: -h-index: 89#Paper: 707#Citation: 29647
Sangbae Kim

Professor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1444
views: -h-index: 40#Paper: 276#Citation: 10002
Dinesh Manocha

Professor

Center for Computer Science and Engineering, University of Maryland

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1438
views: -h-index: 109#Paper: 892#Citation: 45209
Ken Goldberg

Professor

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1429
views: -h-index: 71#Paper: 558#Citation: 19601
Russ Tedrake

Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1419
views: -h-index: 45#Paper: 162#Citation: 6557
Heinrich H. Bülthoff

Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 1413
views: -h-index: 77#Paper: 640#Citation: 36371
views: -h-index: 25#Paper: 66#Citation: 3151
Emilio Frazzoli

Professor

Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1397
views: -h-index: 68#Paper: 505#Citation: 21314
views: -h-index: 8#Paper: 19#Citation: 717
Paul Newman

Professor

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

Total citations of the selected papers: 1358
views: -h-index: 56#Paper: 291#Citation: 19180
Henrik I.Christensen

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1353
views: -h-index: 57#Paper: 415#Citation: 12041
Martial Hebert

School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1348
views: -h-index: 102#Paper: 466#Citation: 40895
Shaojie Shen

Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

China

Total citations of the selected papers: 1339
views: -h-index: 26#Paper: 119#Citation: 3337
Jur Van Den Berg

Assistant Professor

School of Computing, University of Utah

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1330
views: -h-index: 38#Paper: 76#Citation: 6946
Paolo Robuffo Giordano

Associate Professor

Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation

France

Total citations of the selected papers: 1327
views: -h-index: 32#Paper: 173#Citation: 3407
Maxim Likhachev

Assistant Professor

Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1317
views: -h-index: 6#Paper: 19#Citation: 324
Jonathan P. How

Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1311
views: -h-index: 81#Paper: 779#Citation: 26365
Kaspar Althoefer

Professor

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London

United Kingdom

Total citations of the selected papers: 1300
views: -h-index: 36#Paper: 370#Citation: 5552
Sertac Karaman

Associate Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1281
views: -h-index: 42#Paper: 203#Citation: 8899
Ronald Fearing

Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1281
views: -h-index: 62#Paper: 232#Citation: 19085
Marco Hutter

Assistant Professor

ETH Zurich

Switzerland

Total citations of the selected papers: 1271
views: -h-index: 27#Paper: 156#Citation: 3121
Evangelos Theodorou

Associate Professor

School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1265
views: -h-index: 24#Paper: 137#Citation: 3386
Andrew Y. Ng

Computer Science Department, Stanford University/Landing AI/deeplearning.ai/AI Fund/Coursera/Woebot Labs Inc

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1258
views: -h-index: 125#Paper: 460#Citation: 166030
James J. Kuffner Jr.

CEO、Associate Professor

Toyota Research Institute/Carnegie Mellon University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1235
views: -h-index: 59#Paper: 174#Citation: 18249
Manuela M. Veloso

Professor

Machine Learning Department School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1230
views: -h-index: 85#Paper: 847#Citation: 36471
Stergios I. Roumeliotis

Professor

Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1216
views: -h-index: 47#Paper: 184#Citation: 8537
Moritz Tenorth

Researcher

Universität Bremen

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1209
views: -h-index: 23#Paper: 56#Citation: 2852
Timothy D Barfoot

Professor

Institute for Aerospace Studies, University of Toronto

Canada

Total citations of the selected papers: 1201
views: -h-index: 32#Paper: 166#Citation: 3517
views: -h-index: 10#Paper: 11#Citation: 1731
views: -h-index: 11#Paper: 19#Citation: 3483
Margarita Chli

Assistant Professor

ETH Zurich

Switzerland

Total citations of the selected papers: 1150
views: -h-index: 23#Paper: 57#Citation: 5686
views: -h-index: 17#Paper: 18#Citation: 2611
Stefano Stramigioli

Professor

University of Twente

Netherlands

Total citations of the selected papers: 1144
views: -h-index: 38#Paper: 396#Citation: 6906
views: -h-index: 20#Paper: 35#Citation: 3089
Nathan D. Ratliff

Research Scientist

NVIDIA/Lula Robotics Inc.

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1121
views: -h-index: 21#Paper: 60#Citation: 3384
Leslie Pack Kaelbling

Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

Total citations of the selected papers: 1114
views: -h-index: 57#Paper: 342#Citation: 24113
Gian Diego Tipaldi

Lecturer

Department of Computer Science of the Albert-Ludwig University

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 1111
views: -h-index: 21#Paper: 38#Citation: 1333
Thomas Wimboeck

Unknown

European Patent Office

Germany

Total citations of the selected papers: 1111
views: -h-index: 27#Paper: 45#Citation: 3407
views: -h-index: 16#Paper: 29#Citation: 2758
views: -h-index: 13#Paper: 20#Citation: 2868