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Craig Schlenoff

Craig Schlenoff is the Group Leader of the Cognition and Collaboration Systems Group in the Intelligent Systems Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. His research interests include knowledge representation/ontologies, intention recognition, and performance evaluation techniques applied to manufacturing robotic systems. He has led multiple million-dollar projects, dealing with performance evaluation of advanced military technologies and agility performance of manufacturing robotic systems. He has published over 150 journal and conference papers, guest edited three journals, and written two book chapters. He is currently the chair of the IEEE Ontology for Robotics and Automation Working Group and has previously served as the program manager for the Process Engineering Program at NIST and the Director of Ontologies at VerticalNet. He received his Bachelors degree from the University of Maryland and a Masters degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, both in mechanical engineering, and a PhD from the University of Burgundy, France in computer science.



Group Leader, Mechanical Engineer
Intelligent Systems Division
Cognition and Collaboration Systems Group


Doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Burgundy, France.

Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from University of Maryland.


Phone: 301-975-3456
Email: craig.schlenoff@nist.gov
Fax: 301-990-9688