Katja Daniela Mombaur, German research scientist. Achievements include research in computed robot configurations and motions that are stable without feedback; research in use and improvement of methods of scientific computing (esp. optimization) in robotics and biomechanics; development of stability optimization techniques for periodic motions. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Mombaur, Katja Daniela was born on January 22, 1970 in Hilden, Germany. Daughter of Manfred and Inge Metzger.
Master's in Aeronautical Engineering, University Stuttgart, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics, University Heidelberg, 2001.
Systems engineer, sales representative International Business Machines Corporation Germany, Stuttgart, 1995—1997. Assistant IWR, University Heidelberg, 1997—2001, science assistant, since 2002. Postdoctoral Robotics Lab, Seoul National University, 2002.
Leading robotics lab IWR, University Heidelberg, since 2005. Member University council University Heidelberg, since 2006.
Author: (book) Stability Optimization of Open-loop Controlled Walking Robots. Editor: Fast Motions in Biomechanics and Robotics: Optimization & Feedback Control.
Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Recipient International Business Machines Corpo...Recipient International Business Machines Corporation scholarship, Foundation Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, 1989-1995, scholarship for German/French Exchange Students, German/French Association Higher Education, 1993-1994, Hengstberger prize, Board Trustees International Science Forum, Heidelberg, 2004. Fellow Margarete von Warngell-Scholarship, State of Baden-Württemberg, since 2003.