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Chair of Computer Science VII - Robotics and Telematics

Prof. Dr. Hubert Roth

Professor Dr. Hubert Roth

Head of the Institute of Automatic Control Engineering (RST), ZESS Project Area 4 "Automation, Mechatronics and Medical Technology", International Graduate Studies in Mechatronics., Member of the International Postgraduate Programme Committee on Multi Sensorics of the ZESS...

Biographical Sketch

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hubert Roth

Date of Birth


Studies, 1974-1979


Electrical Engineering at University Karlsruhe with emphasis in Control and Computer Science


Scientific Co-worker at the Institute for Automatic Control Engineering (Prof. Dr. Dr. Föllinger) at University Karlsruhe

Doctoral Degree, 1983

„Ein neues Verfahren zur Ordnungsreduktion und Reglerentwurf auf der Basis reduzierter Modelle“ (A new Procedure to Order Reduction and Controller Design on the Basis of the low-order System)


System Design Engineer at Dornier System, Spacecraft Control Department


Professor for Control and Sensor Systems at the University of Applied Sciences, Ravensburg-Weingarten


Professor for Automatic Control Engineering at University of Siegen

Since 2001

Head of the Institute for Automatic Control Engineering in the faculty Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Siegen

Since 2000

Chair of the project sector 4 “Automation, Mechatronics and Medical Engineering” of the Centre for Sensor Systems (ZESS) at the University of Siegen

Scientific Awards 2001

  • Cultural Award of the cities Ravensburg and Weingarten, Weingarten


  • Control Theory
  • Robotics
  • Mechatronic Systems (in English)
  • Advanced Control (in English)
  • Intelligent Control (in English)
  • Attitude Control for Space Applications (in Englisch)

Research and Scientific Interests:

  • Navigation und localisation of cooperating mobile Robots
  • Control in aero-space applications
  • Obstacle avoidance and path planing for manipulators
  • Tele-control, tele-manipulation, tele-presence
  • E-learning

Recent and Current Research Initiatives

  • Navigation of mobil robots using PMD-cameras
  • Search and Rescue Robotics
  • Outdoor Robotics
  • Environmental Exploration (E2N)

Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Since 1992 Director of the Steinbeis-Transfer-Centre „Applied Computer and Software Technologies“
  • Since 1994 member of the “Technical Committee on Components and Instruments” of the “International Federation of Automatic Control” (IFAC)
  • 2002-2005 Chair of the “Technical Committee on Computers and Telematics” of the “International Federation of Automatic Control” (IFAC)
  • at-Automatisierungstechnik, Reviewer
  • IFAC journal CEP (Control Engineering Practice), Reviewer
  • Project leader of the EU-Asia-Link project “Environmental Engineering and Management – Establishment of Master Programme at the University of Laos
  • Chair of the examination office “Electrical Engineering” and “Mechatronics”
  • Lecturer at the University Würzburg, Germany, in the ERASMUS-MUNDUS programme "SpaceMaster - Joint European Master in Space Science and Technology"
  • Visiting professor at the University of London, KingsCollege

Doctoral Degree Work Supervision

  • 28 doctoral theses in total


IEEE member, VDI member, member of the IFAC technical committees on Components and Instruments and on Computers and Telematics

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