Head of the lab

Dr.-Ing. Ivo Boblan

Boblan, Ivo Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Head of the Compliant Robotics Lab and

Founder of the junior research group MTI-engAge

1st Address

Beuth University of Applied Science Berlin

Faculty VII - Elektrotechnik-Mechatronik-Optometrie

Luxemburger Straße 10

D-13353 Berlin

Email: ivo.boblan(at)beuth-hochschule.de

Web: www.beuth-hochschule.de/people/detail/1720/

Phone: +49(0)30- 4504 2390/5203

2nd Address

Technical University Berlin

Faculty IV - Elektrotechnik und Informatik

Junior Research Group MTI-engAge

Einsteinufer 17, Sekr. EN11

D-10587 Berlin

Email: ivo.boblan(at)tu-berlin.de

Phone: +49(0)30- 314 29600

Fax: +49(0)30- 314 21137

Office: EN 234

FabLab: EN 268

Short Biography

2016 at present: Full Professor of Electrical Engineering, Actuators, Robotics and Biomimetics

2009-2016: Junior research group leader of MTI-engAge at Technical University Berlin, Dep. of Control Systems

1999-2009: PhD candidate at Technical University Berlin, dep. of Bionic and Evolutionary Strategy

1997-1998: Scientist at Siemens AG, department of Public and Transport Net Technology

1996-1997: Scientist at Science Centre of Information Technology, dep. of Electronic Systems and Microsystems

1991-1996: Diploma at Technical University of Berlin, electrical engineering, major in control and robotics

1989-1991: Prediploma at HS für Verkehrswesen Dresden, major electrical engineering and Automation Engineering

1988-1989: Military service

1985-1988: Professional education at German Rail, major communications engineering

1975-1985: Ten-class general educational polytechnic secondary school


  • Bionik, biomimetics, biosensor technology and actuators
  • Artificial (fluidic) muscle
  • Bio-Robotics (projects ZAR5, BROMMI-TAK, KobotAERGO)
  • Save human-robot interaction
  • Compliance in engineering and control
  • Biological inspired control, data architecture and information processing
  • Pneumatic systems and control (project BioNet)


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