Martin Rufli is a Research Scientist at IBM Research Zurich. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in mechanical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in robotics, all from ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 2006, 2008, and 2012, respectively. From September 2012 to August 2013 he was a postdoctoral research fellow and has been a lecturer since February 2011 at the Autonomous Systems Lab, ETH Zurich. His current research interests include the design of novel algorithms for robotic navigation with the aim to bring robots out of factory lines and into our everyday lives. The main focus in this regard concerns system-based online methods and algorithms that model robot–robot interaction.