Jur P. van den Berg

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Jur P. van den Berg
Born Groningen, Netherlands
Residence Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Citizenship Dutch
Alma mater Groningen
Scientific career
Fields Computational Geometry
Industrial Engineering
Institutions Utah
North Carolina
Doctoral advisor Mark H. Overmars
Influences Kenneth Y. Goldberg
James J. Kuffner Jr.
Ming C. Lin
Dinesh Manocha

Jur P. van den Berg (born 1981 in Groningen, Netherlands) is an assistant professor at the University of Utah.[1] He was formerly a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley[2] and in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has published more than 40 works in computational chemistry, computational geometry, computer animation, industrial engineering, robotics, and virtual reality. He has also coauthored the reciprocal velocity obstacle library for multi-agent navigation.[3]


  1. ^ Faculty at Utah
  2. ^ Profile at Berkeley's website
  3. ^ van den Berg, J.; Lin, M.; Manocha, D. (May 2008). Reciprocal velocity obstacles for real-time multi-agent navigation. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 08). New York, N.Y.: IEEE. pp. 1928–1935. doi:10.1109/ROBOT.2008.4543489.