Dirk Thomas Dirk Thomas is a Software Engineer at the
non-profit Open Source Robotics Foundation.

He is working on the core of the robotic
framework ROS (the Robot Operating System).

Dirk received his PhD degree in Computer Science
in the Simulation, Systems Optimization and Robotics Group
at TU Darmstadt, Germany.

In his spare time he likes to work on and
contribute to various projects.