Andrew A. Goldenberg
Andrew A. Goldenberg graduated from the University of Toronto, ON, Canada with a Ph.D. degree in 1976. His B.S. and M.S. degrees were obtained from the Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology, in 1969 and 1972, respectively. He is the founder (1982) and President of Engineering Services Inc. (ESI), www.esit.com, a high-technology company involved in the development of robotics-based automation. Dr. Goldenberg is also the founder (2006) and President of Anviv Mechatronics Inc. (AMI), a high-technology company involved in the development of mechatronics products. Since 1982, Dr. Goldenberg has been a Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto and cross appointed in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Goldenberg is also an Adjunct Professor at the Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, and a Guest Professor at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China, www.mie.utoronto.ca/labs/ral. From 1975 till 1981, Dr. Goldenberg had been an employee of SPAR Aerospace Ltd. of Toronto working on the first Space Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (Canadarm). Dr. Goldenberg is a former Editor of the archival international journal IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation. He is also a Member of the editorial boards of Robotica and Robotics in Japan. He is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of ASME, a Member of Professional Engineers of Ontario, and a Designated Consulting Engineer in Ontario. Dr. Goldenberg has authored and coauthored over 33 patents, 130 peer-reviewed journal papers, 350 conference proceedings papers, and 12 chapters in books and has made numerous presentations at scientific and engineering conferences. He is currently involved in research projects related to robotics and automation and mechatronics: mobile robots, modular robots, medical surgery robots, hazardous environments robots, smart materials, and expert systems.
Biography Updated on 15 February 2011