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5th IEEE Colombian Conference on Automatic Control (CCAC)

October
19th - 22nd / 2021

Technological advances for sustainable regional development

Distinguished lecturer of the IEEE Control Systems Society

She received the MSc and PhD degrees in engineering cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, in 1992 and 1996, respectively. She is a Professor in the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU, where she has been a faculty member since 1996. She was Head of Department 2011-2013, Vice-Head of Department 2009-2011, and Director of the NTNU ICT Program of Robotics 2010-2013. She is Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI). In the period 2013 – 2022 she is also Key Scientist at the CoE Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems. She is a co-founder of the NTNU spin-off company Eelume AS, where she was CEO 2015-2016.
She has published four books and more than 250 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. Her research interests focus on nonlinear control of mechanical systems with applications to robotics, with a special emphasis on marine robotics and snake robotics. She was awarded the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Outstanding Paper Award in 2006 and in 2017, and received the IEEE CSS 2020 Hendrik W. Bode Lecture Prize.
She was a member of the IEEE Control Systems Society Board of Governors 2012 – 2014 and is currently a member of the IFAC Council and the EUCA Council. She has also held and holds several board positions in industrial and research companies. She has served as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology and IEEE Control Systems Magazine, and is currently Senior Editor of IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. She is IEEE CSS Distinguished Lecturer 2019-2021, IEEE Fellow, member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences, and member of the Academy of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters.
Kristin Y. Pettersen
Kristin Y. Pettersen/ Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Control Systems Society /
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Noruega
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