Born: 1983 From: Örebro (Sweden), Kyoto (Japan), Moscow (Russia) – in a reciprocal chronological order.
How many years have you been a researcher?
Since 2008 (formally) or since 1983 (practically)
What is your general research focus?
Creating, observing, and analyzing multi-modal interactions between humans and robots.
What interests you the most about the Semantic Robotics project?
The interdisciplinarity of research topics and the possibility to collaborate close with industry.
What is your role in the project?
What is your greatest success as a researcher?
For me, being an active researcher is a success by itself. It includes many different kinds and aspects of success. Many little pieces in developing interactive robots, experimenting, publishing, attracting funding all together contribute to the success of being a researcher.
How do you like to spend your time (hobbies, etc.)?
I like to spend time with my family, traveling and having fun together. Also, I play volleyball from time to time and build bicycles.