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Charith Abhayaratne

Area of interest:
Video communication, computer vision

Centres and Groups:
Computational Optics

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Lyuba Alboul

Area of interest:
Emergent behaviour in robot teams

Centres and Groups:
Centre for Automation and Robotics Research

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Sean Anderson

Area of interest:
Neurorobotics, bioinspired control and sensory processing

Centres and Groups:
Autonomous Systems Research Group
Neural Algorithms Research Group

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Mahnaz Arvaneh

Area of interest:

Biomedical signal processing, machine learning and pattern recognition; Statistical and adaptive signal processing, and mathematical modelling of bioelectric signals; Neural and cognitive process, clinical applications, and understanding; Brain–computer interface algorithms, systems, adaptation, and applications; Robotic and BCI-based stroke rehabilitation; Neuroprosthetic learning and control; Medical system and device research and development

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Jon Barker

Area of interest:
Machine listening, hearing for robotics, speech perception in noise, noise-robust automatic speech recognition

Centres and Groups:
Speech & Hearing

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Steve Billings

Area of interest:
Control of non-linear systems

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Guy Brown

Area of interest:
Auditory scene analysis

Centres and Groups:
Speech & Hearing

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Matt Carre

Area of interest:
Human interactions

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Paul Chamberlain

Area of interest:
Design of robot technologies

Centres and Groups:
Lab4Living

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Fabio Ciravegna

Area of interest:
Language and Knowledge technologies, Semantic Web, Linked Data

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Fred Claeyssens

Area of interest:
Biomaterials, robot companions

Centres and Groups:
AdAM – Centre for Advanced Additive Manufacturing

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Richard Clayton

Area of interest:
Computational biology

Centres and Groups:
Insigneo

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Daniel Coca

Area of interest:
Nonlinear & complex systems

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David Cotterrell

Area of interest:
Artist and Professor of Fine Art

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Dana Damian

Area of interest:

Design of soft assistive and medical robotic devices that operate in close proximity to biological organisms and tissues long-term; computational role of soft mechanical structures and their control to realize highly adaptive metabolic and physiological functions in living or robotic organisms; robotic implants, prosthetic wearables (tactile sensors and haptic devices).

Centres and Groups:

CATCH

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Paul Dean

Area of interest:
Brain-based robots, motor control

Centres and Groups:
Active Touch

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Tony Dodd

Area of interest:
Autonomous systems, UAVs, machine vision, food-handling and humanoid robots

Centres and Groups:
Autonomous Systems Research Group

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Katherine Ebury

Area of interest:
Literature and robotics

Centres and Groups:
English

Patrick Fairclough

Area of interest:
Physical chemistry

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Dan Gladwin

Area of interest:
Control; power electronics; embedded systems; energy storage and management; intelligent systems; telematics; optimisation and modelling; evolutionary computing.

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Phil Green

Area of interest:
Speech and hearing

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Roderich Gross

Area of interest:
Swarm robotics, multi-robot systems

Centres and Groups:
Autonomous Systems Research Group
Natural Robotics Group

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Kevin Gurney

Area of interest:
Brain-based robotics, computational neuroscience

Centres and Groups:
Comp Neuro
Active Vision

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Ian Gwilt

Area of interest:
Mixed-reality technologies, rapid prototyping

Centres and Groups:
Lab4Living

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Mark Hawley

Area of interest:
Assistive technology, robot companions

Centres and Groups:
Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare – CATCH

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Ben Heller

Area of interest:
Movement control, prostheses

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Alan Holloway

Area of interest:
Senior Lecturer Embeded Systems

Centres and Groups:
Centre for Automation and Robotics Research

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Adrian Hopgood

Area of interest:
Applied artificial intelligence, particularly hybrid multiagent systems

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Neil Hopkinson

Area of interest:
Additive manufacturing

Centres and Groups:
AdAM – Centre for Advanced Additive Manufacturing

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Martin Howarth

Area of interest:
Head Department of Engineering and Mathematics

Centres and Groups:
Centre for Automation and Robotics Research

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Peter Jones

Area of interest:
Senior Lecturer

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Visakan Kadirkamanathan

Area of interest:
Signal and information processing

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Neil Lawrence

Area of interest:
Machine learning

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Guang-Jin Li

Area of interest:
Electrical machines and actuators

Centres and Groups:
Electrical Machines and Drives Group

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Sheila MacNeil

Area of interest:
Materials, robot companions

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Steve Maddock

Area of interest:
Computer facial modelling and animation, human figure animation

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James Marshall

Area of interest:
Collective decision-making – behavioural and evolutionary theory

Centres and Groups:
Behavioural & Evolutionary Theory Lab

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Danielle Matthews

Area of interest:
Developmental psychology and language development

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Sue Mawson

Area of interest:
Rehabilitation robotics

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Mark Meager

Area of interest:
Augmented Environments, Digital Forms of Making, Digital Culture, Visualizing Data

Centres and Groups:
Digital Design

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Lyudmila Mihaylova

Area of interest:
Intelligent systems, autonomy, intelligent sensing, UAVs, collision avoidance and group behaviour, UAV control, search and rescue, image and vieo processing for autonomous systems

Centres and Groups:
Autonomous Systems Research Group

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Abigail Millings

Area of interest:
Attachment theory in relation to: Caring for other people, help-seeking and engaging in therapy, engaging with contemporary interventions in mental health (such as internet therapy and social robots)

Centres and Groups:
Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare – CATCH

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Roger Moore

Area of interest:
Speech and language for robotic systems

Centres and Groups:
Speech & Hearing

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Gail Mountain

Area of interest:
Assistive technology

Centres and Groups:
Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare – CATCH

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Jacques Penders

Area of interest:
Swarm robotics, search and rescue robotics

Centres and Groups:
Centre for Automation and Robotics Research

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Chengzhi Peng

Area of interest:
Architectural robotics, mixed reality modelling, smart spaces and cities, evidence based design, user-centred design

Centres and Groups:
Digital Design

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Adam Piette

Area of interest:
Cultural aspects of robotics

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John Porrill

Area of interest:
Brain-based robots, motor control

Centres and Groups:
Comp Neuro
Adaptive Behaviour

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Tony Prescott

Area of interest:
Biomimetic, brain-based and assistive robots, robot companions, tactile sensing

Centres and Groups:
Comp Neuro
Active Touch

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Heath Reed

Area of interest:
Principal Industrial Designer

Centres and Groups:
Lab4Living
Adaptive Behavious

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Marcus Rodrigues

Area of interest:
2D and 3D machine vision, machine learning, and pattern recognition

Centres and Groups:
Mobile Machine and Vision

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Daniela Romano

Area of interest:
Virtual reality, avatars, cognitive systems (visiting academic)

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Tony Ryan

Area of interest:
Polymer nanotechnology, smart materials

Centres and Groups:
Active Touch

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Hannes Saal

Area of interest:
Touch and tactile processing; neural coding; grasping and manipulation

Centres and Groups:
Active Touch Lab, Comp Neuro

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Reza Saatchi

Area of interest:
Reader in Computer Engineering & Digital Signal Processing

Centres and Groups:
Centre for Automation and Robotics Research
Adaptive Behaviours

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Amanda Sharkey

Area of interest:
Robot ethics, neurocomputing

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Noel Sharkey

Area of interest:
Ethical application of robotics and emerging technologies including police, military, care, surgery and companions

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Paschal Sheeran

Area of interest:
User perceptions and social impacts of technology

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Tom Stafford

Area of interest:
Sensor design, human-machine interfaces

Centres and Groups:
Adaptive Behaviour
Comp Neuro

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Iain Todd

Area of interest:
Manufacture of complex materials

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Paul Trodden

Area of interest:
Control Theory and optimisation

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Eleni Vasilaki

Area of interest:
Learning, bio-inspired robotics, prosthetics

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Sandor Veres

Area of interest:
Optimal decision making in autonomous systems, mobile robotics, agent supervised feedback control systems, architectures and programming of reasoning based intelligent agents, formation flying control of robotic vehicles, formal modelling and verification of systems by model checking, fault tolerant control systems, automated processes of data based modelling, robust adaptive control, controller tuning and system identification, satellite dynamics and control, active control of sound and vibration control.

Centres and Groups:
Autonomous Systems Research Group
Autonomous Control Lab

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Lorna Warren

Area of interest:
Active ageing

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Thomas Webb

Area of interest:
User perceptions and social impacts of technology

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Stuart Wilson

Area of interest:
theoretical, computational, experimental, and robotic models of the development of brain function, and specifically to develop models of how the brain learns to represent physical spaces, such as that occupied by the body.

Centres and Groups:
Comp Neuro
Active Touch

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Hongwei Zhang

Area of interest:
Principal Lecturer Engineering

Centres and Groups:
Centre for Automation and Robotics Research

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Shiyu Zhao

Area of interest:
Control theory, Multi-robot systems, Autonomous vehicles

Centres and Groups:
Autonomous Systems and Robotics Group

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Sheffield Robotics Sheffield University campus