Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

Metin Sitti

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Metin Sitti has pioneered many research areas, including wireless miniature medical robots, gecko-inspired microfiber adhesives, bio-inspired miniature robots, and physical intelligence. He is a director at Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany. As side academic positions, he is a professor at ETH Zurich in Switzerland, professor at Koç University in Turkey and honorary professor at University of Stuttgart in Germany. Beforehand, he was a professor at Carnegie Mellon University (2002-2014) and a research scientist at UC Berkeley (1999-2002) in USA. He is the founder of the start-up nanoGriptech, Inc. Sitti is the recipient of the ERC Advanced Grant, Rahmi Koç Science Prize, SPIE Nanoengineering Pioneer Award and NSF CAREER Award.

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