Gerardo Beni

Gerardo Beni Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1974

Research Areas

Controls and Robotics

Contact Information

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Professor Gerardo Beni -- Laurea in Physics (1970), Universita' di Firenze, Italy; Ph.D. in Physics (1974) University of California, Los Angeles. Fellow, American Physical Society (1982); Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1999). Who's Who in America (1988); Who's Who in the World (1992) Co-founder, co-director of the NSF Center for Robotic Systems in Microelectronics , UC Santa Barbara (1985-1990). Co-founder, director “Journal of Robotic Systems”, John Wiley, (1982-2005). Member of Editorial Board “Swarm Intelligence”.


Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 1999

Who's Who in the World, since 1992

Listed in Who's Who in America, since 1988

Journal of the Year award for Journal of Robotic Systems, 1984

Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1983

Fellow, American Physical Society (APS), 1982