George A. Bekey Joins DECIDE Advisory Board

DECIDE is delighted to annouce Dr. George A. Bekey has joined our advisory board. Dr. Bekey is an authority on robot research and applications, and is known for his scientific achievements, broad technological perspective and humanistic approach. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Dr. Bekey was chosen by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to lead a 2005-2006 assessment of the state of robotics in the United States,Western Europe and the Pacific Rim. The team's findings culminated in a report to its federal sponsors on American competitive advantages and weaknesses on the international stage.