Kurt Konolige Joins Willow Garage Management Team

Researcher, Lecturer and Author to Direct Projects involving Perception and Mapping
MENLO PARK, CA – May 15, 2008 – Continuing its investment in Open Source robotics platforms and expanding its senior management team, Willow Garage Inc. today announced the appointment of Kurt Konolige as Senior Researcher. Konolige, previously a Senior Computer Scientist at SRI International’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and currently a Consulting Professor at Stanford University’s Computer Science Department, is known for his contributions to robotic perception and mapping.