Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Anton S. Shiriaev received MSc and PhD degrees both in Applied Mathematics from St. Petersburg State University, Russia, in 1993 and 1997 respectively. Since 2009 he is full professor in Automatic Control at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Dr. Shiriaev held (permanent and visiting) positions in a number of universities in Europe, Asia and USA, including Lund and Umea Universities (Sweden), the University of Seville (Spain), the CNRS (France), the Mittag-Leffler Institute of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Sweden), Universities of Aalborg and Odense (Denmark), the Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon (Republic of Korea), the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan), Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg) and University of Texas at Dallas (USA). He has published more than 150 scientific papers on subjects of systems and control theory, robotics and mechatronics. His research activities have been supported by the Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Research Councils, as well as private companies (SveaSkog AB, Komatsu Forest AB).