Dr. Zhibin Li

Dr Zhibin Li is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Institute of Perception, Action and Behaviour (IPAB) in the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh. Before that, he had been with the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) from 2009 to March 2016, where he obtained a joint PhD degree in Robotics from IIT and University of Genova, and then worked as a post-doctoral researcher leading the locomotion group at the Department of Advanced Robotics, IIT.

He is now the head of Advanced Robotics Lab in IPAB and his research focuses on a variety of control technologies involving robust control, optimisation and machine learning for solving challenging problems in dynamic motion control and complex behaviours of legged robots, particularly humanoids.

Research keywords: 
Humanoid Robotics; Dynamic Locomotion; Compliant Interaction; Optimisation; Model Predictive Control; Machine Learning