Patrick van der Smagt is interested in the neuroscience of movement, and using that in robotics via machine learning. After having spent a long part of his professional life at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), he is now at the Technische Universität München (TUM) as well as the TUM-associated Institute fortiss. He is the author of a bunch of papers on movement, machine learning, and neurointerfaces. Go to www.brml.org for information on his research groups, papers, and so on. brml stands for: biomimetic robotics and machine learning.