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DFL’s Team Members

DFL has a highly qualified team with expertise spanning all areas of robotics, AI and various engineering disciplines; this includes robotics experts in perception, autonomy, manipulation, multi-agent, and human-robot interaction; professional electrical, mechanical, and industrial engineers; Lab technicians; researchers; planning and support team; and student fellows and interns.

Prof. Paolo Dario

Chief Scientist

Khalifa AL Qama

Director – Dubai Future Labs

Dr. Tarek Taha

Lead - Robotics Lab

Maryam Buhumaid

Senior Analyst

Mohammad Bin Shabib

Senior Analyst

Fatma BinKherbash

Analyst

Layth Mahdi

Senior Researcher - Robotics Design

Maimoona Al Behandy

Senior Researcher

Dr. Chien-Ming Tseng

Senior Robotics Engineer - Autonomy and Navigation

Dr. Rajkumar Muthusamy

Senior Robotics Scientist - Robot Manipulation

Dr. Erhamah Salem AlSuwaidi

Robotics Engineer - Mechanical Design

Alexander Spies

Facilities & Integration Manager

Dr. Bilal Arain

Senior Robotics Engineer - Robot Perception

Dr. Roni Saputra

Robotics Engineer - Autonomous Mobile Robots

Omar AlHammadi

Associate Engineer

Eduardo Bitencourt

Senior Automotive Engineer

Mishari Alarfaj

Senior Robotics Integration Engineer

Julian Ferling

Robotics Specialist

Ahmad AlAttar

Research Fellow

Majed Al Khatib

Lab Technician

Mikhail Rudik

Project Manager

Maitha Alqaydi

Research Fellow

Alka Sathyan

Intern

Yahya Mohammad

Intern

Advisory Board Members

Prof. Cecilia Laschi

Prof. Oussama Khatib

Prof. Tamim Asfour