Members of IPAB.


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Subramanian Ramamoorthy Robot Learning for Decision Making under Uncertainty, Dexterous Manipulation and Control, Human-Robot Interaction, Physics-informed Machine Learning, Safe and Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence                                                                                                                                                     


Academic Staff

Stefano Albrecht
Stefano V. Albrecht Robust sequential decision making by autonomous agents in complex dynamic environments. Deep reinforcement learning, multi-agent reinforcement learning, models of other agents (beliefs, goals, plans) in interactive decision making.
Hakan Bilen
Hakan Bilen Computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, weakly supervised learning, multiple task learning, object recognition, action classification  
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Bob Fisher Model-based vision, 3D/range data interpretation and applications, video sequence analysis
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Michael Herrmann Neurorobotics, self-organisation of behaviour, prosthetic control, computational neuroscience, neuroinformatics
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Timothy Hospedales Computer vision. Deep learning. Lifelong machine learning. Transfer and multi-task learning. Learning to Learn. Domain adaptation. Language and vision. Reinforcement Learning for control. Active Learning. Weakly supervised learning
Mohsen Khadem

Medical Robotics, Image-guided Surgery, Continuum Robots, Dynamic Modeling and Simulation, Applications of Control Theory in Robotics

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Taku Komura Computer graphics, robotics and biomechanics: human motion analysis and synthesis, physically-based animation and real-time computer graphics


Zhibin (Alex) Li

Control of complex behaviors for robots, eg humanoids, to achieve human-comparable ability to move and manipulate through control theories, optimization and machine learning.

Chris Lu IPAB
Chris Xiaoxuan Lu Mobile Robotics. Mixed Reality. Spatial AI under Low-visibility. Fog Robotics and Edge IoT. Human-robot Collaboration. Secure and Privacy-aware Autonomous Systems
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Michael Mistry
Dexterous motion, dynamics modelling, and control of physical interaction, for humans and robotic systems.
Laura Sevilla-Lara
Laura Sevilla-Lara

Computer Vision, Motion Estimation, Temporal Modeling, Object Segmentation, Object Tracking, Deep Learning, Unsupervised Learning

Kartic Subr
Kartic Subr Graphics, Stochastic sampling, signal processing and image manipulation
Steve Tonneau

Humanoid/legged robotics; computer graphics; Motion planning; Optimal control

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Sethu Vijayakumar Statistical Machine Learning for Robotics; Planning, Optimisation and Adaptive Control for Anthropomorphic (Humanoid) Platforms; Computational Motor Control; Rehabilitation Robotics
Barbara Webb
Barbara Webb Perceptual systems for the control of behaviour, robot models of animals, simulation of neural circuits

Honorary Staff

Michael Burke
       Michael Burke                              Robot learning and control, specifically in the development of probabilistic machine learning and computer vision tools for robotics applications

Associate Academic Staff

Tim Colles Mobile robot programming languages
Alex Lascarides Computational semantics, particularly discourse, conversation and gestures; learning strategies in complex games; learning to adapt to unforeseen possibilities
Oisin Mac Aodha

Machine Learning, Computer Vision, and Computer-Assisted Teaching

Siddharth Narayanaswamy  
Kia Nazarpour Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Machine Learning for Health
Austin Tate Planning and activity management, Human-robot collaboration, Emergency response, search and rescue
Chris Williams Machine learning and computer vision
David Willshaw Construction of networks of neurons and the computations performed by them

Research Staff

Matthias Applegreen  
Martin Asenov  
Keyhan Babarahmati  
Mriganka Biswas  
Floyd Chitalu Computer graphics, and physics-based animation 
Xin Du  
Teodora Georgescu  
Daniel Gordon  
Henry Gouk

Optimisation and machine learning, robust deep learning, interpretable representation learning, computer vision

Roman Goulard  
Craig Innes  
Xialei Liu Computer vision, Lifelong/Continual learning, Self-supervised/Un-supervised learning, Multi-task learning, Metric learning, Network distillation, Active learning and GANs
Kunkun Pang  
Joao Pousa de Moura  
Christian Rauch  

Quentin Rouxel

Humanoid robot teleoperation, control and locomotion. Optimization and machine learning
Jaehyun Shim  
Jan Stankiewicz  
Theo Stouraitis  
Carlo Tiseo  
Robin Vogel  
Tianqi Wei  
Guiyang Xin Dynamics modeling and optimization-based control for legged robotics
Lei Yan  multi-robot collaboration, dynamic object manipulation, model reference adaptive control
Chenyang Zhao  


PhD Research Students

Yurdusev Yakup Akan  
Rana Alkhoury-Maroun  
Titas Anciukevicius  
Martin Asenov  
Ondrej Bohdal Efficient meta-learning
Oguzhan Cebe Optimal planning and control for legged robots
Hanz Cuevas Velasquez 3D recognition and modeling, statistical machine learning and deep learning
Todor Davchev Intersection of machine and robot learning
Lucas Deecke Deep Learning, Computer Vision
Traiko Dinev  
Linus Ericsson  
Panagiotis Eustratiadis Deep reinforcement learning, adversarial robustness, explainable AI
Linxu Fan Computer graphics, physical-based animation

Henrique Ferrolho

Robust end-pose planning on uneven and inclined surfaces

Levi Fussell  
Boyan Gao  
James Garforth Bio-inspired vision and navigation
Evripidis Gkanias  
Arushi Goel  
Daniel Gordon Optimisation-based design and control of exoskeletons
Jiacheng Gu  
Julian Habekost  
Anna Hadjitofi  
Wenbin Hu  
Andrej Ivanis  
Jaques Miguel  
Aditya Kamireddypalli  
Alexandros Keros  
Kayoon Kim  
Rado Kirilchev  
Taha Kocyigit  
Daniel Layeghi  
Nanbo Li

Generative spatial understanding and scene neural representation learning

Weihong Li Computer Vision and Machine Learning, with a focus on multi-task weakly/semi-supervised learning
Ran Long  
Billy Lyons  
Emile Mackute  
Octave Mariotti  
Ian Mason Machine Learning for Character Animation
Robert Mitchell  
Christopher Mower  
Christopher McGreavy  
John Pisokas Bio-robotics, computational neuroscience, and modelling the insect brain
Aruna Raman  
Emily Rolley-Parnell Robotic grasping, insect grasping, ant behaviour, ant behavioural modelling
Brian Seipp  
David Sinclair  
Joshua Smith  
Stefanie Speichert  
Arturas Straizys  
Balint Thamo  
Eleftherios Triantafyllidis  
Jiayi Wang Quadruped Locomotion
Wanming Yu  
Kai Yuan  
He Zhang Character Animation and Deep Learning 
Xueting Zhang  
Bo Zhao Machine learning, computer vision and efficient deep learning
Le Zhu  


Administrative Staff

Joanne Pennie                                                                                                              Portfolio Manager
  Anila Asif                                                                                                             Finance Administrator
  Vacancy                                                                                                              Institute Administrative Assistant
  Stephanie Smith                                                                                                             Institute Administrator 


Business Development

Cristian Novotny Business Development Executive         


Technical Support

Dave Hamilton Superintendent
Garry Ellard Electronic Technician
Douglas Howie Technician
Gilbert Inkster Electronic Technician
Tom Whigham Technician



Anthony Ashbrook 3D vision, statistical modelling of visual data, dynamic models
Richard Baldock  
Joanna Bryson Agent architectures and action selection for real and virtual robots
John Hallam Biorobotics, especially sensory biorobotic systems; user modelling in computer games;  computational neuroscience and machine learning
Margarita Chli

Computer Vision for Robotics

Alex Lascarides