Thomas P. Low

Senior Technical Director, Robotics Laboratory

Thomas P. Low leads a team of engineers and scientists in developing new robotic systems and technologies for commercial and government clients. He has experience in program management, robotics, software development, mechanical design, medical product development, computer-aided engineering, design for manufacturability, electromechanical systems, sensor development, real-time computer graphics, and dynamic simulation.

Since joining SRI in 1984, Low has led projects in automation and material handling, autonomous vehicles, advanced man-machine interfaces, medical devices and robotics, including the Extreme Environment Missions deployment of teleoperated robotic systems, drug delivery devices, and blood and plasma processing instruments.

Low has numerous research papers published and holds 47 issued U.S. patents, with several additional patents pending. He has a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.

Tom Low talks about the MOTOBOT project on The Dish TV