Director and Head - Boston R&D Labs
Dr. Hofmann is a leading expert in the areas of robotics, autonomous systems, and control systems. He leads the recently opened Boston R&D lab for GreyOrange, a company that provides robotic warehouse automation systems. This lab will develop advanced mobile manipulation systems, autonomous warehouse navigation systems, and large-scale multi-robot optimization systems. Prior to joining GreyOrange, Dr. Hofmann led robotic software development as V.P. Autonomous Solutions at Vecna Technologies. He is also a co-founder of Gensym Corporation, a company that provides real-time expert systems for process control applications. Dr. Hofmann has lectured on topics in robotics and artificial intelligence at MIT. He received his undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees from MIT.