Ken Goldberg is a Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research in Robotics, Automation, and New Media at UC Berkeley and holds a position at UC San Francisco Medical School where he researches medical applications for robotics.
Ken is interested in cloud robotics and automation. Here's why he loves robots:
Ken Goldberg firmly believes within 10 years, there'll be a robot which can tidy up the house and fold the washing.
He also thinks robots will have a role in providing company for the elderly and shut-in, among other applications, as he explains to Kathryn Ryan.