Project Topics for Theme 1 Physical Interactions

Project number Title Supervisor Funding Available Theme
120018 Wearable and Stretchable Stain/Tactile Sensors for Soft Robotic Applications Dr. Morteza Amjadi Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
120017 Vision based 24/7 Navigation in Large-Scale Outdoor Environments Dr. Sen Wang Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120021 Verbal and non-verbal communication in human-aware navigation Dr. Christian Dondrup Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
140026 Unsupervised Learning of Objects in Motion Dr. Laura Sevilla-Lara Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140031 Trajectory Estimation of Unmanned Vehicles With Model-Based and Learning-Based Algorithms Dr. Joao Mota Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
134002 Teaching robots to behave Prof. Subramanian Ramamoorthy Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124024 Subsea intervention using autonomous systems Prof. Yvan Petillot Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
500000 Student's own proposal Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124026 Spatial Modelling to support Contextually Aware User Interfaces Dr. Phil J. Bartie Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140001 Soft Robotic Hand for Dexterous Grasping and In-Hand Manipulation Dr. Xianwen Kong Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100020 Robust Scene Perception for Drones in Degraded Visual Environments Dr. Chris Lu Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
140028 Robust Ego-Motion Estimation with Dynamic Deep Sensor Fusion Dr. Chris Lu Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100012 Robotic Trainer for Ultrasound Guided Needle Insertion Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
120023 Robotic Surgery Training System – Robot Control, System Design Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
100018 Robotic Surgery Training System - Feedback and Learning Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100014 Robotic Guidance with Co-Manipulation for Laparoscopy Training Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
123022 Robotic Ambient Assisted Living Dr. Mauro Dragone Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
123021 Robot Integrity and Security Dr. Benjamin Kenwright Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
140027 Rethinking Deep Learning on Remote Smart Sensors Dr. Robert Stewart Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100016 Real time navigation using event cameras Prof. Yvan Petillot Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100021 Radio Frequency Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (RF SLAM) for Robot Navigation Prof. Tughrul Arslan Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
134003 Novel visuo-tactile sensing mechanisms for soft tissue manipulation Prof. Subramanian Ramamoorthy Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140015 Neurorobotics Model of Parkinson’s Disease Dr. Patricia A. Vargas Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120022 Neurorobotics Approach to Learn On the Fly Dr. Patricia A. Vargas Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
134001 Multimodal fusion for large-scale 3D mapping Dr. Yoann Altmann Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100004 Model Predictive Control of underwater floating-base manipulator systems in rough seas Dr. Matthew W. Dunnigan Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
140031 Mobile Robotic Manipulator System for Large Structure Manufacturing Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140029 Learning to manipulate unknown objects Prof. Subramanian Ramamoorthy Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
Learning to manipulate deformable objects Prof. Subramanian Ramamoorthy Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124025 Learning Dexterous Robotic Manipulation Dr. Alex Li Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100020 Insect-inspired reaching for a flying robot Prof. Barbara Webb Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100019 Impedance Compensation Type Robotic Assistance for Hand Manipulation Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
123020 Human-in-the loop planning for assistive smart environments Dr. Ron Petrick Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
134003 Hierarchical Deep Reinforcement Learning for Continuous Robot Control Dr. Alex Li Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120024 Hand Exoskeleton for Assessment and Therapy of Hand Spasticity Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
120025 Game Theoretic Approaches to Advancing Physical Human-Robot Collaborations through Nudging Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar FRSE Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
100007 Fluidic Control for Soft Robotic Systems in Extreme Environments Dr. Adam Stokes Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
120020 Fabrication of Soft Robotic Electronic Skin (E-Skin) Dr. Morteza Amjadi Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
123022 Exploiting Novel Representations for Constrained Multi-Robot Collaborative Loco Manipulation Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar FRSE Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
140033 Design manufacturing and testing of a dandelion-inspired drone Dr. Ignazio Maria Viola Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100006 Connect-R: industrial-scale self-building modular robotics Dr. Adam Stokes Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
123019 Combining epistemic planning and belief-based programming for unified task and motion planning Dr. Ron Petrick Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
140009 Bridging Together Compliant and Continuum Robots Dr. Francesco Giorgio-Serchi Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140023 Bi-Manual Inverted Robotic Manipulation Prof. Robert Fisher FIAPR FBMVA Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124023 Autonomous robots for last-mile delivery Dr. Alex Li Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100017 Autonomous Driving in Urban Environments Dr. Stefano Albrecht Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
123407 Autonomous Digital twinning at the Edge Dr. Theo Lim Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
123406 Analysis of Controlled Stochastic Sampling for training RL Agents for Robotics Tasks Dr. Kartic Subr Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140030 3D mapping using event-cameras Dr. Yoann Altmann Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers