Jens Kober is an assistant professor at the Cognitive Robotics department, TU Delft, The Netherlands. He worked as a postdoctoral scholar jointly at the CoR-Lab, Bielefeld University, Germany and at the Honda Research Institute Europe, Germany. He received his PhD in 2012 from Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. From 2007 to 2012 he was working at the Empirical Inference department, MPI for Intelligent Systems, Germany. Jens is the recipient of the 2018 IEEE-RAS Early Academic Career Award in Robotics and Automation and the 2013 Georges Giralt PhD Award.