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Dr.-Ing. Sami HADDADIN Director, Institute of Automatic Control, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover


1999-2001 Diplom program, Electrical Engineering, University of Hanover
2001-2006 Diplom program, Computer Science with minor Medical Computer Science, Distance University of Hagen
2001-2002 Erasmus scholar, Electrical Engineering, University of Oulu
2002-2006 M. Sc., Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Munich
2005-2008 Elite Graduate Program Technology Management Center for Digital Technology and Management, Technical University of Munich; Ludwig Maximilian University Munich & Elitenetwork Bavaria
2006-2009 M. Sc. Informatics, Technical University of Munich
2006-2010 Junior Scientist, Robotics and Mechatronics Center, DLR German Aerospace Center, Oberpfaffenhofen
2006-2011 Dissertation, RWTH Aachen university
2010-2014 Coordinator; Group leader, Human-Robot Interaction
2011 Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
2011 Visiting Scholar, Willow Garage, Menlo Park, CA
2012-2013 Research consultant, Willow Garage, Menlo Park, CA
2012-2013 Scientific Coordinator, Human-Centered Robotics
2013-2014 Project Leader "Terrestrial Assistant Robotics"
since 2014 Appointed Full Professor (W3), Director of the Institute of Automatic Control, Leibniz Universität Hannover
2018 Director, Munich School of Robotics, Technical University of Munich


Member of IEEE, sionce 2008
Member of euRobotics aisbl, since 2014
Member of the board, Center for Systems Neuroscience, Hannover, since 2016
Member of MHI - Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Montage, Handhabung und Industrierobotik, since 2017


Haddadin, S. & Croft, E.: Physical Human-Robot Interaction. In: Siciliano, B. & Khatib, O. (Hrsg.): Springer Handbook of Robotics, Cham, Springer International Publishing, 2016
Haddadin, S.: Towards Safe Robots. Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, Nr. 90, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014
Haddadin, S.; Haddadin, S.; Khoury, A.; Rokahr, T.; Parusel, S.; Burgkart, R.; Bicchi, A. & Albu-Schäffer, A.: On making robots understand safety: Embedding injury knowledge into control, 2012
Hochberg, L. R.; Bacher, D.; Jarosiewicz, B.; Masse, N. Y.; Simeral, J. D.; Vogel, J.; Haddadin, S.; Liu, J.; Cash, S. S.; van der Smagt, P. & others: Reach and grasp by people with tetraplegia using a neurally controlled robotic arm, 2012


Alfried Krupp Prize for Young Professors, 2015
IEEE/RAS Early Career Award, 2015
RSS Early Career Spotlight, 2015
Capital "Junge Elite" Outstanding Talents under 40, 2015 and 2016