Academic staff

Andrew Weightman – Group lead and Reader in Medical Mechatronics

William Crowther – Reader in Aerodynamic Engineering

Ben Parslew – Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering

Glen Cooper – Senior Lecturer in Solid Mechanics and Bioengineering

Mostafa Nabawy – Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering

Lei Ren – Reader in Biomechanics and Biorobotics

Katharine Smith – Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering

Research associates

Deepak Ajayakumar – Robotics Systems Engineer (KTP associate with Procter and Gamble)

Joshua Barnfather – Robotics Systems Engineer (KTP associate with Nuvia Ltd)

Inmo Jang – Robotics Research Associate in Tele-robotics

Zhengyi Jiang – Research Associate multi-platform inspection, maintenance and repair in extreme environments

PhD researchers

Yasin Alhamwy
Next generation AVEXIS for nuclear environments

Iuliu-Cezar Ardelean
Robotics for air quality monitoring

Edward Cooke
Wide area wireless sensing using a power harvesting robotic platform

Damian Crosby
Robotics for hazardous environments: a mechatronic tail for dynamic compensation of a robotic arm applied to a quadruped robot

Qiang Fu
Design, implementation and analysis of a cost effective rehabilitation robot for children with cerebral palsy

Lutong Li
Low cost rehabilitation robotics

Kwok John Lo
Jumping Robotics

Edward MacNeil
Design of soft robotics for nuclear decommissioning

Pinar Urhal
Robotics for additive manufacturing

Muhammed Said Yilmaz
Haptics for Robotics: human perception, manipulator design and systems integration


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