Jerry B. Weinberg is Acting Associate Provost for Research, Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of the Computer Science Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He teaches courses and conducts research in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Human-Computer Interaction. Dr. Weinberg has been awarded several grants from the National Science Foundation and has served numerous times as an NSF panel reviewer. In 1999, he formed the Robotics Project Group that has introduced robotics projects in various engineering courses and outreach programs. He also conducts the Greater St. Louis Botball Regional Robotics Tournament. His research in robotics includes coordination of large formation of robots, impromptu robot teamwork, tangible robot interfaces, robot self-discovery of limbs, low-cost autonomous vehicles, and using robots to improve education.