to Content
Header Image

Dr. Björn MATTHIAS Senior Principal Scientist, ABB Research Center Germany, Ladenburg


1979-1983 B.Sc., Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
1983-1990 M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Physics, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1991-1994 Post-Doc., Physikalisches Institut, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
1994-2004 Senior Scientist, Program Manager, Group Leader, ABB Corporate Research
2004-2016 ABB Corporate Research, Senior Principal Scientist - Robotic Automation
since 2016 ABB Corporate Fellow - Robotic Automation


Standardization: ISO/TC 299/WG 3 "Robotics - Industrial Safety"
Standardization: DIN NA 060-38-01 AA "Robotik"
Technical: euRobotics aisbl, Topic Groups (Industrial Robotics, ...)
Technical: GMA Fachausschuss 4.13 "Steuerung und Regelung von Robotern"


A.M.Zanchettin et al., "Safety in Human-Robot Collaborative Manufacturing Environments: Metrics and Control", IEEE Trans. Autom. Sci. Eng. 13(2), 882, 2016
B.Matthias et al., "Safety of collaborative industrial robots: Certification possibilities for a collaborative assembly robot concept", Proc. of ISAM, 2011
E.Morenzoni et al., "Generation of very slow polarized muons", Phys.Rev.Lett. 72 (17), 2793, 1994
B.E.Matthias et al., "New search for the spontaneous conversion of muonium to antimuonium", Phys.Rev.Lett. 66 (21), 2716, 1991


Best application paper award: SAFEPROCESS 2015; A.Wahrburg, B.Matthias, H.Ding
Best application paper award: CASE 2014; H.Ding, M.Schipper, B.Matthias
Louis Rosen Prize 1991 (Outstanding Ph.D. thesis based on research performed at LAMPF (Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility))