Dr. Michael Mistry

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Michael Mistry is a Reader in Robotics at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, where he is also a member of the Institute for Perception, Action and Behaviour. He is also affiliated with the School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham.  He is broadly interested in human motion and humanoid robotics.  His research focuses on issues relevant to dexterous movement in both humans and humanoid robots, including redundancy resolution and inverse kinematics, operational space control and manipulation, stochastic optimal control, and internal model learning and control, particularly in environmental contact.  Previously, he has been a postdoc at the Disney Research Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, a researcher at the ATR Computational Neuroscience Lab, and a Ph.D. student in Stefan Schaal’s CLMC lab at the University of Southern California.

Research keywords: 
human motion, humanoid robotics

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