Staff

Research Students in the Group

Current PhD students

  1. Mr Aakash Soni - Apr. 2017 – present
  2. Mr Zuyaun Zhu - Oct. 2016 – present
  3. Mr Dingtian Yan - Oct. 2015 – present
  4. Mr Ruihao Li - Dec. 2014 – present
  5. Mr Qiang Liu - Oct. 2014 – present
  6. Mr Yasser Alharbi - Oct. 2013 – present
  7. Mr Ibraheem Sakour - Oct. 2012 – present

Former PhD students

Supervised by Prof. Huosheng Hu

  1. Richard Clapham (PhD, October 2011 – October 2015) (Project funded)
    Research topic: Robotic Fish -- Developing High Performance Linear Carangiform Swimming
  2. Sen Wang (PhD, October 2011 – July 2015) (Department Scholarship + Chinese Scholarship Council)
    Research topic: Optimal State Estimation based Robot Localisation in GPS-denied 3D Space
  3. Hossein Farid Ghassem Nia (PhD, October 2010 – October 2014) (KTP grant)
    Thesis title: Improving Machine Perception by Using Quantum Brain Theory in Machine Vision
  4. Ling Chen (PhD, January 2011 – December 2014) (University & China Scholarship Council funded)
    Thesis title: Intelligent control of robotic fish for pollution detection in a port
  5. Ericka Janet Rechy-Ramirez (PhD, October 2010 – Dec 2014) (Mexican Government funded)
    Thesis title: Application of Evolutionary Algorithms to hands-free control of an Intelligent Wheelchair
  6. James Cannon (PhD, October 2009 – October 2013) (EPSRC funded)
    Thesis title: EMG based biological control of robotic hands
  7. Lai Wei (PhD, January 2007 – June 2012) (Self-funded)
    Thesis title: Fusing EMG and facial image data for hands-free control of an intelligent wheelchair
  8. John Oyekan (PhD, October 2008 – Dec 2011) (EPSRC funded)
    Thesis title: Swarm Intelligence for Pollution Monitoring
  9. Christopher Lazarus  (PhD, October 2005 – April 2011) (Self-funded)
    Thesis title: Genetic Programming based Evolution of Multi-Agent Behaviours
  10. Theodoros Theodorisdis (PhD, October 2005 – April 2011) (Self-funded)
    Thesis title: Modelling and recognition of human activities for Security robots
  11. Pei JIA (PhD, October 2004 – November 2010) (ORS Award & University Studentship),
    Thesis title: Audio-Visual based HMI for an Intelligent Wheelchair
  12. Mohammadreza A. Oskoei (PhD, October 2005 – March 2009) (Self-funded)
    Thesis title: Developing Adaptive Myoelectric Human-Machine Interface for Rehabilitation
  13. Renato Samperio (PhD, October 2003 – May 2008) (Mexican Government funded)
    Thesis title: Visual based localization of Sony AIBO robots
  14. Nicola BELLOTTO (PhD, October 2004 – August 2008) (University Studentship)
    Thesis title: Multi-sensor data fusion for simultaneous people tracking & recognition with a service robot.
  15. Jiali SHEN (PhD, October 2003 – March 2008) (ORS award & University Studentship)
    Thesis title: Visual Navigation Algorithms for Indoor Service Robots.
  16. Yaqin TAO (PhD, October 2002 – September 2007) (ORS award & University Studentship)
    Thesis title: Fusing visual & inertial data for upper limb motion tracking in home-based rehabilitation
  17. Julian RYDE (PhD, October 2003 – September 2007) (EPSRC Studentship)
    Thesis title: Cooperative 3D mapping and localization of multiple mobile robots.
  18. Jindong LIU (PhD, April 2003 – September 2007) (Industry funded)
    Thesis title: Modelling and online optimization of robotic fish behaviours.
  19. Carlos Antonio ACOSTA CALDERON (PhD, Oct. 2001 – Sept. 2005) (Mexican Government funded)
    Thesis title: Learning by imitation in a team of mobile robots
  20. Liam M CRAGG (PhD, October 2001 – September 2005) (EPSRC Studentship)
    Thesis title: A fault tolerant architecture for multiple tele-robots
  21. Dragos GOLUBOVIC (PhD, October 2000 – September 2004) (University funded)
    Thesis title: Evolving Walking Behaviours for Sony Legged Robots
  22. Matthew HUNTER (PhD, October 1998 – June 2003)
    Thesis title: Building position selection behaviours for simulated soccer agents
  23. Bo LI (PhD, November 1999 – December 2003) (ORS award & University Studentship)
    Thesis title: Visual tracking and prediction algorithms for quadruped walking robots
  24. Kostas KOSTIADIS (PhD, October 1998 – March 2002)
    Thesis title: Learning to cooperate in multi-agent systems

Supervised by Prof. Dongbing Gu

  1. Jianjun Gui (PhD, Oct. 2013 – Sep. 2017)