Professor Shiller is the founding Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics at Ariel University and the director of the Laboratory for Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles. He earned the B.Sc. degree from Tel Aviv University, and the M.Sc. and Sc.D. degrees from MIT, all in Mechanical Engineering. He served on the faculty of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UCLA before returning to Israel in late 2001.