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electronics executive

Paolo Pirjanian, Iranian, Danish, American electronics executive. Achievements include patents for NorthStar, world's least expensive localization solution for robots and other assets; patents for vSLAM - first vision-based localization and mapping solution. Recipient Outstanding Technology Leadership award, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2002.

Background

Pirjanian, Paolo was born on January 19, 1968 in Tehran, Iran. Son of Pirjanian Rouben and Makariance Hasmik.

Education

Master of Science, Aalborg University, Denmark, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, Aalborg University, Denmark, 1999.

Career

Research faculty Aalborg University, Denmark, 1998—1999. Postdoctoral fellow University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1999—2000. Engineering staff Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, 1999—2001.

Chief scientist Evolution Robotics, Inc., since 2001, general manager of robotics and vision business unit, since 2004. Lecturer University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for NorthStar, world's least expensive localization solution for robots and other assets. Patents for vSLAM - first vision-based localization and mapping solution.

Membership

Chair Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Industrial Activities Board, Los Angeles, 2003—2004. Board member Autonomous Robots Journal, 2004.

Connections

Married Hrachik Davoodi, January 29, 1971. 1 child Andre Rouben.

father:
Pirjanian Rouben

mother:
Makariance Hasmik

spouse:
Hrachik Davoodi

child:
Andre Rouben Pirjanian