Curriculum VITAE

Name: Son Kuswadi

Robotics and Automation Based on Biologically-Inspired Technology (RABBIT) Research Group
Department of Mechatronics, Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya (PENS)

Address: Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya, Kampus PENS, Jalan Raya ITS Sukolilo Surabaya 60111, Indonesia

Tel: +62-31-5947280 Fax: +62-31-5946114 Mobile +62-812-4353-1083 (WA/Telegram)
E-mail:  Twitter: @sonkuswadi

Brief Biographical History:

Son Kuswadi, received a B.E. degree from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Surabaya, Indonesia in 1986 and Dr. Eng. Degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2003. After graduated then he served as Assistant Professor in Tokyo University of Agriculture and Tevhnology (2003-2005). Since 1988 he joined Department of Electronics at PENS. Currently, as Associate Professor at Department of Mechatronics at PENS. Since 2002, he was Co-founder and one of moderator of Indonesian Society for Softcomputing (SC-INA), an active mailing list discussing topic related with soft-computing fields.  He was General Chair of “2011 International Fuzzy Systems Asscociation (IFSA) World Congress” held in Surabaya and Bali.

In government, he was appointed as Special Advisor to the Minister of Communication and Information Technology (2008-2009) and Special Advisor to the Minister of Education (2009-2011). From 2011-2014 he was served as Education Attache of Indonesian Embassy in New Delhi.

Main Works:

Disaster robotics, one legged hopping robot control, fuzzy logic behavior-based robot navigation

Membership in Learned Societies:

Indonesian Society for Softcomputing (SC-INA)
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
IEEE Education Society

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society