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Sandra Hirche

Prof. Dr. Sandra Hirche

GSN associate faculty


Head of Information-Oriented Control (ITR), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology


Technische Universität München
Institute of Automatic Control Engineering (LSR)
Arcisstraße 21
D-80333 Munich

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 289-25722
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 289-28340


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Research focus: Haptic telepresence systems control, modelling of human perception and motor performance for control design, human-robot cooperation in joint manipulation tasks, networked dynamical and distributed systems

Key words: Sensorimotor research, engineering

Graduated GSN students: Dr. Tamara Lorenz

Selected publications:

Steinbach E, Hirche S, Ernst M, Brandi F, Chaudhari R, Kammerl J and Vittorias I. (2012) Haptic communications. Proceedings of the IEEE 100 (4): 937-956, doi: 10.1109/JPROC.2011.2182100.

Mörtl A, Lorenz T, Vlaskamp B, Gusrialdi A, Schubö A and Hirche S. (2012) Modeling inter-human movement coordination: synchronization governs joint task dynamics. Biological Cybernetics 106(4): 241-259.

Chen C-C, Wu H, Kühnlenz K and Hirche S. (2011) Switching Control for a Networked Vision-based Control System. Automatisierungstechnik 59: 124-133.

Liu J, Benigni A, Obradovic D, Hirche S and Monti A. (2011), State Estimation and Branch Current Learning Using Independent Local Kalman Filter With Virtual Disturbance Model. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation an Measurement 60(9): 3026-3034.

Kammerl J, Vittorias I, Nitsch V, Faerber B, Steinbach E and Hirche S. (2010) Perception-based Data Reduction for Haptic Force-feedback Signals using Adaptive Deadbands. PRESENCE: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 19(5): 450-462, MIT Press Journals.