Dr. Florian Röhrbein is a senior lecturer at the research group “Robotics and Embedded Systems” in TUM’s Informatics Department. He has international experience in various interdisciplinary projects on brain-inspired cognitive systems and is Chief Co-Editor for Frontiers in Neurorobotics. He received his Diploma and PhD from TU München, research stays include the MacKay Institute of Communication and Neuroscience, the HONDA Research Institute Europe and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. In 2011 he received the venia legendi for computer science from Universität Bremen. Since 2013 he is managing director of the Neurorobotics subproject of the Human Brain Project flagship.