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Marc Hanheide

  • PhD
  • Professor
  • University of Lincoln
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Marc Hanheide is a Professor of Intelligent Robotics & Interactive Systems in the School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln, UK. He received the Diploma in computer science from Bielefeld University, Germany, in 2001 and the Ph.D. degree (Dr.-Ing.) also in computer science also from Bielefeld University in 2006. In 2001, he joined the Applied Informatics Group at the Technical Faculty of Bielefeld University. From 2006 to 2009 he held a position as a senior researcher in the Applied Computer Science Group. From 2009 until 2011, he was a research fellow at the School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham, UK. Marc Hanheide is a Principle Investigator in many national and international research projects, funded by H2020, EPSRC, InnovateUK, DFG, industry partners, and others. The STRANDS, ILIAD, RASberry, and NCNR projects are among the bigger projects he is involved with. In all his work, he researches on autonomous robots, human-robot interaction, interaction-enabling technologies, and system architectures. Marc Hanheide specifically focuses on aspects of long-term robotic behaviour and human-robot interaction and adaptation. His work contributes to robotic applications in care, logistics, nuclear decommissioning, security, agriculture, museums, and general service robotics. He features regularly in public media, has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, and is actively engaged in promoting the public understanding of science through appearances in dedicated events, media appearances, and public lectures.

Recent publications

  • Lindsey the Tour Guide Robot - Usage Patterns in a Museum Long-Term Deployment

    • Duchetto F
    • Baxter P
    • Hanheide M
  • A Lightweight Navigation System for Mobile Robots

    • Lázaro M
    • Grisetti G
    • Iocchi L
    • et al.

Professional experience


University of Lincoln

October 2014 - Present

Senior Lecturer

School of Computer Science, University of Lincoln

January 2012 - September 2014(3 years)

Research Fellow

School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham

August 2009 - December 2011(2 years)



Universitat Bielefeld

October 2001 - December 2006(5 years)


Co-authors (163)