Prof. Amir Degani is an Associate Professor at the Technion. B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the Technion in 2002, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006 and 2010. Director of the Civil, Environmental and Agricultural Robotics (CEAR) Laboratory researching robotic legged locomotion and autonomous systems in civil and agriculture applications. He holds six patents in the field of robotics, and several teaching and research awards in the field.