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4.01.1970
51 83 074
maarja.kruusmaa@ttu.ee

Career

Institution and occupation
01.01.2017–...   
Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Systems, Professor (1,00)
01.01.2017–...   
Tallinn University of Technology School of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Systems, Centre for Biorobotics, head of unit (1,00)
01.01.2015–...   
Tallinn University of Technology School of Information Technologies, vice-dean of research (1,00)
2009–2016   
Fits.me, co-founder and R&D director (1,00)
2008–31.12.2016   
Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics, Professor (1,00)
2008–31.12.2016   
Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics, head of unit
01.02.2004–31.08.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu, Senior Research Fellow (1,00)
 
 
Education
1995–2002   
Ph.D. in Computer Engineering in Chalmers Univeristy of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.
1989–1994   
Dipl. Eng. in computer engineering from Tallinn Technical University, Estonia.
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2016−...   
Estonian Academy of Science, academician
2014−...   
COST action Flowing Matter, Managing Commitee member
2014−...   
Soft Robotics Coordinated Action, member
2014−...   
COST action FITFISH, managing commitee member
2013−...   
Journal of Soft Robotics, Editorial board member
2013−...   
Living Machines conference series, member of international steering commitee
2012−...   
Living Machines, PC member
2012−...   
Committee of Science Politics at Estonian Ministery of Education and Research, member
2012−...   
DG CONNECT Advisory Forum (CAF) at European Commission, member
2011−...   
IEEE Int. Conf. of Robotics and Automation (IEEE ICRA), Associated editor
2011−...   
IEEE Int. Conf of Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IEEE IROS), Associated Editor
2011−...   
European Network for the Advancement of Artificial Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics (EU Cog), member
2010−...   
European Future Technologies Conference FET 2011, PC member
2010−...   
IEEE ROBIO (International Conference of Robotics and Biomimetics), PC member
2009−...   
European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR 2009), PC member
2007−...   
SPIE International Symposium on Smart Structures & Materials, Conference on Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD), PC member
2007−...   
International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Editorial Consultant Board, member
2007−...   
IEEE Conference of Advanced Robotics, steering committee member
2006−...   
Towards Autonomous Mobile Robots (TAROS), PC member
2011−2011   
General Chair of 15th IEEE Conference of Advanced Intelligent Robots (ICAR 2011)
2011−2011   
Journal on Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Special issue on New Boundaries of Robotics, Guest Editor
2010−2012   
Member of ISTAG (Information Society Technologies Advisory Group) at European Commission
 
 
Additional career information
Teaching: Robotics (IBX0020), 6 CPBiomechanics (EMR0040), 6CPInnovation and creative problem solving (IBX0030), 3 CP;
;

Qualifications

 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.13. Mechanical Engineering, Automation Technology and Manufacturing Technology; SPECIALITY: Underwater robotics, electroactive polymer artificial muscles
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.6. Computer Sciences; SPECIALITY: Robot learning
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.6. Computer Sciences
 
 
Additional information
Ph.D.2002, Chalmers University of Technology.
Supervised postdoctoral students:Mart Anton (2009-2013)Xiaosong Zheng (2011-2012)Hadi el Daou (2010-2012)Naveed Muhammad (2013-...2016)Jeffrey A. Tuhtan (2013-2016)

Completed projects

Supervised dissertations

Publications

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5.2.
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Industrial property

4.01.1970
51 83 074
maarja.kruusmaa@ttu.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2017–...   
Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Arvutisüsteemide instituut, Professor (1,00)
01.01.2017–...   
Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Arvutisüsteemide instituut, Biorobootika keskus, juhataja (1,00)
01.01.2015–...   
Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, teadusprodekaan (1,00)
2009–2016   
Fits.me, kaasasutaja ja arendusdirektor (1,00)
2008–31.12.2016   
Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Biorobootika keskus, Professor (1,00)
2008–31.12.2016   
Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Biorobootika keskus, juhataja
01.02.2004–31.08.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Tehnoloogiainstituut, infotehnoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
1995–2002   
Chalmersi Tehnoloogiaülikool, Dept. of Computer Engineering, doktorantuur.
1989–1994   
Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Automaatikateaduskond, arvutite ja arvutivõrkude eriala
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2016−...   
Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia akadeemik
2014−...   
COST action Flowing Matter, programmikomitee liige
2014−...   
Soft Robotics Coordinated Action, liige
2014−...   
COST action FITFISH, juhtkomitee liige
2013−...   
Journal of Soft Robotics, toimetuskolleegiumi liige
2013−...   
Living Machines konverentsiseeria, rahvusvahelise juhtkomitee liige
2012−...   
Int. Conf. series of Bioinspired and Biohybrid systems "Living Machines", programmikomitee liige
2012−...   
Haridus- ja Teadusministeeriumi Teaduspoliitika komisjoni liige
2012−...   
DG CONNECT Advisory Forum (CAF) Euroopa komisjoni juures, liige
2011−...   
IEEE Int. Conf. of Robotics and Automation (IEEE ICRA), Associated editor
2011−...   
IEEE Int. Conf of Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IEEE IROS), Associated Editor
2011−...   
European Network for the Advancement of Artificial Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics (EU Cog), liige
2010−...   
European Future Technologies Conference FET 2011, programmikomitee liige
2010−...   
IEEE ROBIO (International Conference of Robotics and Biomimetics), programmikomitee liige
2009−...   
European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR 2009), programmikomitee liige
2007−...   
SPIE International Symposium on Smart Structures & Materials, Conference on Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD), programmikomitee liige
2007−...   
International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Editorial Consultant Board, liige
2007−...   
IEEE Conference of Advanced Robotics, juhtkomitee liige
2006−...   
Towards Autonomous Mobile Robots (TAROS), programmikomitee liige
2011−2011   
15th IEEE Conference of Advanced Intelligent Robots (ICAR 2011) peakorraldaja
2011−2011   
Journal on Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Special issue on New Boundaries of Robotics, külalistoimetaja
2010−2012   
ISTAG (Information Society Technologies Advisory Group) Euroopa Komisjoni juures, liige
 
 
Teenistuskäigu lisainfo
Õppetöö: Robootika (IBX0020), 6 EAP; Biomehaanika (EMR0040), 6CPLoov probleemilahendus ja innovaatika (IBX0030), 3 EAP;
Juhendatud järeldoktorid:Mart Anton (2009-2013)Xiaosong Zheng (2011-2012)Hadi el Daou (2010-2012)Naveed Muhammad (2013-...)Jeffrey A. Tuhtan (2014-...) ;

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.13. Mehhanotehnika, automaatika, tööstustehnoloogia
VALDKOND: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.6. Arvutiteadused; PÕHISUUND: Biorobootika, elektroaktiivsed materjalid ja seadmed ning nende juhtimine, allveerobootika, Intelligentsete robotite õppimisalgoritmid
VALDKOND: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.6. Arvutiteadused
 
 
Lisainfo
Ph.D.2002, Chalmersi Tehnoloogiaülikool.
Juhendatud järeldoktorid:Mart Anton (2009-2013)Xiaosong Zheng (2011-2012)Hadi el Daou (2010-2012)Naveed Muhammad (2013-...2016)Jeffrey A. Tuhtan (2013-2016)

Lõppenud projektid

Juhendatud väitekirjad

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
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Tööstusomand

  • Found 33 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
MUUVFP569Archeological Robot systems for the World`s Seas (ARROWS)01.09.201231.08.2015Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology ; Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics283 804,00 EUR
MUUIP1TI05255Allveeroboti rakendusuuringute ja kommertsialiseerimise ettevalmistamine15.10.200515.04.2006Maarja KruusmaaUniversity of Tartu11 606,36 EUR
MUUVFP16014Sensing, monitoring and actuating on the UNderwater world through a federated Research InfraStructure Extending the Future Internet (SUNRISE)01.03.201631.12.2016Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics58 540,00 EUR
MUUVFP495Intelligent Surgical Robotics01.03.201031.12.2014Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology ; Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics345 280,00 EUR
IUTIUT33-9Bio-inspired underwater robots01.01.201531.12.2020Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics; Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Systems440 000,00 EUR
MUUVFP18044Bio-inspired Technologies for a Sustainable Marine Ecosystem01.01.201931.12.2022Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Systems82 800,00 EUR
ETFETF9366Biomechanics for Cancer Therapy Based on Genomics and Nanobiorobotics01.01.201231.03.2013Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies14 160,00 EUR
MUUB610Start-up of Center for Biorobotics01.09.200731.12.2010Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology ; Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Engineering , Chair of Computer Systems Design375 667,56 EUR
ETFETF8465CFD methods in biologically inspired robotics01.01.201031.12.2013Madis ListakTallinn University of Technology , Institute of Marine Systems at TUT; Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies47 858,24 EUR
ETFETF6765Electroactive polymer devices and their control01.01.200631.12.2009Maarja KruusmaaUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)51 934,09 EUR
MOBJDMOBJD447EMPHASIS (Estimation of Magnetic Particle HydrodynAmic StabIlity through Sensing)01.01.201931.12.2020Asya Ivanova Drenkova-TuhtanTallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics86 117,20 EUR
MUUVFP635European Academy for Marine and Underwater Robotics01.01.201431.12.2017Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology ; Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics243 773,00 EUR
ETFETF6763Modelling ion and proton conducting polymer materials01.01.200631.12.2009Alvo AablooUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old); University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)50 628,14 EUR
SFSF0180008s08Ionic Electroactive Polymer Materials, Control and Applications01.01.200831.12.2013Alvo AablooUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu579 395,52 EUR
MUUGUS16059 (16059)Modelling and control of self-sensitive artificial muscles01.11.200730.10.2009Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology ; Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Engineering , Chair of Computer Systems Design21 682,03 EUR
TKSubprojectTAR16013 (EXCITE) (TK148)Estonian Centre of Excellence in ICT Research01.09.201601.03.2023Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Computer Science; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology; Cybernetica AS2 642 075,15 EUR
MUUVFP15031ITEE- Centre of Excellence on Connected Digital Economy01.06.201501.06.2016Gert JervanTallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Engineering 112 250,00 EUR
MUUVEU642Assessing fish passibility using a robotic fish sensor and hydrodynamic imaging01.04.201431.03.2017Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology ; Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Centre for Biorobotics95 400,00 EUR
MUUVFP16051Fishfriendly Innovative Technologies for Hydropower01.11.201631.10.2020Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Systems206 175,00 EUR
SFSF0140018s12Locomotion and sensing in continuous environments01.01.201231.12.2014Maarja KruusmaaTallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies206 400,00 EUR
MJDMJD23Mechanical design and locomotion of an underwater vehicle03.08.200902.08.2012Mart AntonTallinn University of Technology ; Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies83 843,26 EUR
MUUSP1TI05175Mobiilsustoetus. 2nd European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR05), Ancona, Itaalia06.09.200519.11.2005Maarja KruusmaaUniversity of Tartu844,46 EUR
MUUSP1TI06206Mobiilsustoetus. IEEE Int. Conf. Of Intelligent Robotic Systems, Peking, Hiina08.10.200608.10.2006Maarja KruusmaaUniversity of Tartu1 655,31 EUR
MUUSP1TI05096Mobiilsustoetus. The 6th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation27.06.200520.12.2005Maarja KruusmaaUniversity of Tartu692,04 EUR
MUUSP1TI07110Osavõtt konverentsist IEEE 200719.08.200726.08.2007Maarja KruusmaaUniversity of Tartu1 778,66 EUR