Gordon Cheng

 
 
Gordon Cheng is the Professor and Chair of Cognitive Systems, Founder and Director of the Institute for Cognitive Systems (ICS), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technical University Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany (2010- ).


Dr. Cheng is also a CoTeSys Professor (DFG Cluster of Excellence “Cognition for Technical Systems – CoTeSys”) (2008- ).


Dr. Cheng received the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in computer science from the University of Wollongong, Wollongong, N.S.W., Australia, and the Ph.D. degree in systems engineering from the Department of Systems Engineering, Australian National University, Acton, A.C.T., Australia.

He held fellowships from the Center of Excellence (COE), Science, and Technology Agency (STA) of Japan at the Humanoid Interaction Laboratory, Intelligent Systems Division, ElectroTechnical Laboratory (ETL), Japan, where he developed a completely integrated humanoid robotics system. He has also been a consultant and a National Systems Manager for a major transport company. He was the Managing Director of G.T.I. Computing, Australia, where he was engaged in networking/transport management systems. He was formerly the Head of the Department of Humanoid Robotics and Computational Neuroscience, Computational Neuroscience Laboratories, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), Kyoto, Japan. He was the Group Leader for Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), International Cooperative Research Project (ICORP), Computational Brain Project, Saitama, Japan. He has also been designated as a Research Expert for National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) of Japan.

 

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  1. 1990.Computer Systems Officer
    (University of Wollongong, Australia)

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  4. 1993.National Systems Support Manager
    (Australia/North America)
    (Mayne Nickless Corporation, Australia)

  5. 1994.Managing Director  (CEO)
    G.T.i. Computing Pty. Ltd.

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  7. 1996.Visiting Researcher
    (Electrotechnical Laboratory, Japan)

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  9. 1998.STA Research Fellow
    (Science and Technology Agency, Japan)

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  11. 2000.COE Research Fellow
    (Electrotechnical Laboratory, Japan)
    (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan)

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  13. 2002.Research Scientist (Group Leader)
    CyberHuman Project, ATR International
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  14. 2003.Head of Department
    Department of Humanoid Robotics and Computational Neuroscience, ATR International, Japan
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  15. 2004.Group Leader (Humanoid Robotics)
    ICORP Computational Brain Project
    Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japan
    Visiting Professor (Computer Science)
    University of Karlsruhe, Germany

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  18. 2007.Research Expert/Project Leader
    National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) , Japan
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  19. 2008.Visiting Professor (Computer Science)
    University of Southern California (USC), USA
    Visiting Professor (Mechatronics)
    University of Versailles St Quentin (UVSQ), France
    Visiting Professor (NeuroEngineering)
    Edmond and Lily Safra International Institute of Neuroscience of Natal (ELS-IINN), Brazil
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    Professor (Cognition for Technical Systems -- CoTeSys)
    Technical University Munich
    Munich, Germany
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  21. 2010.Professor & Chair of Cognitive Systems
    Founder and Director of the Institute for Cognitive Systems

    Technical University Munich
    Munich, Germany
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  22. 2011.Distinguished Visiting Professor (Neuroscience)
    Edmond and Lily Safra International Institute of Neuroscience of Natal (ELS-IINN), Brazil

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Bachelor of Computer Science

(University of Wollongong, Australia)

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Master of Computer Science

(University of Wollongong, Australia)




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Ph.D. (Systems Engineering)

(The Australian National University, Australia)

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