Jan Peters is a full professor (W3) for Intelligent Autonomous Systems at the Computer Science Department of the Technische Universitaet Darmstadt and at the same time a senior research scientist and group leader at the Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, where he heads the interdepartmental Robot Learning Group. Jan Peters has received the Dick Volz Best 2007 US PhD Thesis Runner-Up Award, the 2012 Robotics: Science & Systems - Early Career Spotlight, the 2013 INNS Young Investigator Award, and the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society‘s 2013 Early Career Award. In 2015, he was awarded an ERC Starting Grant.
Jan Peters has studied Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical and Control Engineering at TU Munich and FernUni Hagen in Germany, at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the University of Southern California (USC), and been an visiting researcher at the ATR Telecomunications Research Center in Japan. He has received four Master‘s degrees in these disciplines as well as a Computer Science Ph.D. from USC.
While I remain affliated with MPI, I am now also a full professor at TU Darmstadt. If you are interested in working with me, please apply through my http://www.ausy.tu-darmstadt.de/Main/OpenPositions but please refrain sending me applications by email -- they will get lost in my email.