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
Craig Innes
Craig Innes Statistical simulation and testing. Temporal logics for Cyber-Physical Systems. Neuro-Symbolic Learning for Robotics. Risk-Driven Design for Black-Box Models.
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.
Changjian Li Computer Graphics, 3D Vision and Medical Image Processing: 3D Shape Creation and Analysis with applications in Sketch-based Modeling, Shape Reconstruction and Analysis from Point Clouds, and Medical Image Processing and Modeling.


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.

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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

Mohan Sridharan
Mohan Sridharan Knowledge representation and reasoning, cognitive systems, and interactive learning in the context of human-robot and human-agent collaboration.
Kartic Subr
Kartic Subr Graphics, Stochastic sampling, signal processing and image manipulation
Steve Tonneau

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

Amir Vaxman
Amir Vaxman Geometry processing, computer graphics, directional field processing, meshing, reconstruction in medical imaging, discrete differential geometry
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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




Keyhan Babarahmati

Safe and Compliant Human-Robot Interaction/Cooperation/Collaboration, Robot Manipulation, Tele-cooperation​ (Tele-(operation/manipulation) + Human-Robot Cooperation)

Ondrej Bohdal
Ondrej Bohdal Deep learning: multimodal large language models, data efficiency, out-of-distribution generalization, transfer learning, uncertainty calibration, fairness
Alejandro Bordallo Autonomous robotics, Motion Planning & Prediction, Human-Robot Interaction shaping




Pak Yin Chan  




Longfei Chen Human-computer Interaction, Egocentric Vision, Pattern Recognition, Statistical Learning




Kevin Denamgani  




Atish Dixit  




Wenqian Du  




Mhairi Dunion  




Andrey Elizondo Solano  




Peter Fagan  
Evripidis Gkanias
Evripidis Gkanias

Bio-inspired artificial intelligence,Computational neuroethology, Computational modelling, Learning and memory, Insect-inspired navigation

David Hanley
David Hanley  




Cora Hummert  




George Karabassis  
Alexandros Keros
Alexandros Keros  




Florent Le Moel  
Yuhui Lin
Yuhui Lin  




Yihe lu  
Octave Mariotti
Octave Mariotti  




Mohammad Mohades Kasaei Efficient machine learning for robotics including deep reinforcement learning and computer vision.




Giannis Papantonis  
Joao Moura


Joao Pousa de Moura Contact-rich and non-prehensile manipulation, trajectory optimisation, model predictive control, and imitation learning.




Rimvydas Rubavicius  
Namiko Saito
Namiko Saito Multimodal learning, Sensorimotor learning, Representation learning,  Manipulation




Mohamed Sorour  




Balint Thamo  




Cheng Wang Prediction and planning, simulation and testing, safety verification and validation, autonomous vehicles




Hefan Wang  




Jiayi Wang  




Kacper Wyrwal  


PhD Research Students

Yurdusev Yakup Akan  
Rana Alkhoury-Maroun  
Ebtehal Alotaibi  
Titas Anciukevicius Generative Models, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics
Marina Aoyama  
Ankan Bhunia  
Leonardo Castorina  
Ruchika Chavhan  
Servinar Cheema  
Andreas Christou  
Thomas Corberes  
Juan Del Aguila Ferrandis  
Jianning Deng  
Zhaoxing Deng  
Fangqiang Ding  
Hasra Dodampe Gamage  
Zhipeng Du  
Mhairi Dunion  
Raman Dutt  
Aditya Kamireddypalli  
Peter Fagan  
Elliot Fosong  
Tianyi Fu  
Samuel Garcin  
Jiacheng Gu  
Julian Habekost  
Anna Hadjitofi Computational neuroscience, behaviour modelling, communication in insects, honeybees
Xinyue Hao  
Leonard Hickeldey  
Felix Ingham  
George Kamaras  
Victor Leve Usage Leve-lin  
Adam Li  
Gen Li  
Peize Li  
Eric Liu  
Zhaocheng Liu  
Emile Mackute Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Medical Image Analysis, Surgical Robotics
Xiaofeng Mao  
Bashayer Marghalani  
Sean Memery  
Elle Miller  
Aruna Raman  
Muhammad Ahmed Raza  
Fady Rezk  
Persie Rolley-Parnell  
Jack Rome  
Yue Ruan  
Adrian Salazar Gomez  
Andreas Sochopoulos  
Stefanie Speichert  
Raul Steleac  
Zhaole Sun  
Kale-Ab Tessera  
Nikolaos Tsagkas  
Jack Tsangou  
Isobel Voysey  
Thomas Walker  
Hefan Wang  
Miaowei Wang  
Ruyi Wang  
Xiangyu Wen  
Yucheng Xu  
Miaowei Wang  
Ruyi Wang  
Yanrong Wang  
Mingjun Yang  
Haocheng Yuan  
Bruce Zhang  

Lab Manager

Saeid Samadi Lab Manager

Field Trails Vehicle Engineer

Jim Duffin  

Research Software Engineer

Hector Cruz Gonzalez


Administrative Staff

  Ruta Bader                                                                                                              Portfolio Manager
  Julie Laidlaw                                                                                                             Finance Administrator
  Andrew Macnaughtan                                                                                                             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
Helen Hastie Head of School of Informatics 
John Hallam Biorobotics, especially sensory biorobotic systems; user modelling in computer games;  computational neuroscience and machine learning
Margarita Chli

Computer Vision for Robotics