Dr. Ir. Eric Colon

Lecturer

Eric Colon

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Royal Military Academy (RMA)

Department of Mechanics (MECA)

Av. De La Renaissance 30, B1000 Brussels, Belgium

Room: G20-06

Tel: ++32-(0)2-7426556

Fax: ++32-(0)2-7426547

E-Mail: eric.colon@rma.ac.be


 

Short CV:

PERSONAL INFORMATION

· Date of Birth :     03 - 03 - 1966

· Place of Birth :    Charleroi

· Citizenship :        Belgian

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

· 1985 – 1990: Student at the Royal Mimitary Academy

· 1990 – 1994: Avionics & Telecom Officer

· 1994 – 2007: Assistant at the Royal Military Academy

 

EDUCATION

· Ingénieur Civil Polytechnicien, orientation Télécommunications, Ecole Royale Militaire, 1990, Grand Fruit

· Diplôme d'Etudes Spécialisées en Productique, ULB, 1996, Grande distinction,

· Doctor in de Ingenieurswetenschappen, 2006, Grootste onderscheiding

 

SPOKEN LANGUAGES

· Mother language: French

· Other languages: Dutch and English

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Computer skills:

· Office Applications, programming languages: C, C++, Java, Python, HTML...

· Development of distributed control applications with CORBA.

· Web server management.

 

PUBLICATIONS

I have 4 publications in Journals with review commitee and more than 35 publications in conference proceedings from 1994 to 2007. The list can be found on here.

 

INTERESTS

My hobies are book reading and sports

 

Member of:

. Member of NATO Working Groups on Multi-robot systems in miltary domains (IST ET-032 / RTG-014) and Military Applications for Multi-Robot Systems (IST-058/RTG-024).

European projects :

· Network CLAWAR I et II (Climbing and Walking Robots) (1998-2005).

· Network EURON (European Network in Robotics).

· Contribution to the European project HOPE : development of the software interface (2000-2001).

· Project OIC-R³-D² (development of an international education program in robotics (2005-2006).

· Project Viewfinder (2006 – 2009)  in the EC FW6 Project View-Finder

· EDA (European Defense Agency): Project-Partner in Networked Multi-Robotics Cooperation (2007-2010)

 

Research interests:

- Modular Software Architectures for Robotic Systems

- Design of walking robots

- Centralized Multi-Robot Collaboration

- Decentralized Multi-Robot Collaboration

 

Education:

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