By the 1st of December Batu Akan is joining Unibap, taking the role as intermediate engineer. Batu holds a PhD in Computer Science (human-robot interaction) from Mälardalen University in Västerås, Sweden.
After finishing his PhD studies in 2014 Batu has been working at OpiFlex AB as lead software developer for a reconfigurable easy programming system for ABB robots. During his education at Mälardalen University Batu has also participated as researcher in a visual navigation project for humanoid robots at Honda Research Institute in Japan.
– Batu’s knowledge and strong background in human-robot interaction will make a great contribution to Unibap’s application development, says Oskar Flordal, Development Manager at Unibap.