I am serving (2016-2017) as the NSF representative to the Subcommittee on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, which is part of the Committee on Technology, which is part of the National Science and Technology Council, which is part of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
I am serving (2017) on the National Research Council's Panel on Review of the Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which assesses the quality of NIST's scientific and technical programs in the area of engineering research.
I am serving (2017) on the National Research Council's Panel on Mechanical Science and Engineering at the Army Research Laboratory, which evaluates research at the Army Research Laboratory in the areas of robotic/vehicle intelligence and control, robotic perception, and human-robot interaction.
I co-organized (with Alan Schultz and Frank Schneider) the Second International Workshop on Multi-Robot Systems, held at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., March 17-19, 2003. The proceedings of this workshop are available from Springer (ISBN: 1-4020-1185-7).
I co-edited (with Enrico Pagello and Tamio Arai) a special issue of IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation on the topic of Multi-Robot Systems, published in 2002.
I co-organized (with Alan Schultz) the Second International Workshop on Multi-Robot Systems, held at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., March 18-20, 2002. The proceedings of this workshop are available from Springer (ISBN: 1-4020-0679-9).
I was the program vice chair for the Americas for the 2002 IEEE International Conference in Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2002), held in Washington, D.C. May 11-15, 2002.
I organized two special sessions on Cooperating Robots, held at the SPIE Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control in Robotic Systems II Conference, which was part of SPIE's International Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Advanced Manufacturing, in September 1999.