Dirk Thomas Dirk Thomas is a Principal Software Engineer at
Open Robotics.

He is working on the core of the robotic
framework ROS (the Robot Operating System)
and is the technical lead for ROS 2.

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.