Dr. Francesco Giorgio-Serchi

Dr. Francesco Giorgio-Serchi is a Chancellor Fellow at the School of Engineering of the University of Edinburgh . Previously he was a Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, within the Fluid-Structure-Interaction group where he worked on the design of soft-bodied, bioinspired, aquatic vehicles. Prior to that he was at the Centre for Sea Technologies and Marine Robotics of the Biorobotics Institute of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy. Francesco holds an MSc from the University of Pisa, Italy, in Marine Technologies and a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics from the Centre for CFD of the University of Leeds, UK. 

Research keywords: 
Underwater Robotics, Bioinspired Robotics, Soft Robotics, Vehicle Hydrodynamics, Mechatronics, Actuator Design, Model Predictive Control, Machine Learning Control.