Head of The Robotics Research Lab Technical University of Kaiserslautern
Prof. Dr. Karsten Berns has studied computer science with a special focus on artificial intelligence at the University of Kaiserslautern (1982 to 1988) and received his PhD from the University of Karlsruhe in 1994. Since 2003 he is a full professor at the University of Kaiserslautern. His present research activities are realization of reliable, complex autonomous robotic systems. The main application area is off-road robotics, in which autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicles like small trucks, excavators, harvesters, tractors, and rescue robots are under development.