The Human-Centred Robotics and Machine Intelligence team performs research in four major categories:

Exo-skeletons and assistive systems

  • Optimization of the design and control of lower limb exoskeletons
  • Optimization of the design and control of spinal exoskeletons
  • Optimization of the design and control of mobility assistance devices for the elderly

Human movement

  • Human kinematics and dynamics
  • Inverse optimal control and motor control
  • Emotional body language

Humanoids

  • Benchmarking framework for locomotion of humanoid robots
  • Optimal motion generation for humanoids
  • Pattern generators for humanoid robots

Modelling and algorithms

  • Rigid body modelling
  • Optimization algorithm development
  • Movement simulations