Project Topics for Theme 1 Physical Interactions

Project number Title Supervisor Eligibility Theme
120018 Wearable and Stretchable Stain/Tactile Sensors for Soft Robotic Applications Dr. Morteza Amjadi EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
600005 Vision based Mobile Autonomy through Object-Level Scene Understanding and Robust Visual SLAM Dr. Sen Wang EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120017 Vision based 24/7 Navigation in Large-Scale Outdoor Environments Dr. Sen Wang EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140029 Variable Stiffness Actuation for Bioinspired Underwater Propulsion Dr. Francesco Giorgio-Serchi EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140026 Unsupervised Learning of Objects in Motion Dr. Laura Sevilla-Lara EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124026 Teaching Robots to Plan Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124024 Subsea intervention using autonomous systems Prof. Yvan Petillot EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
500000 Student's own proposal EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140001 Soft Robotic Hand for Dexterous Grasping and In-Hand Manipulation Dr. Xianwen Kong EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120019 Shape-Programmable Soft Actuators Dr. Morteza Amjadi EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
124022 Robust 3D Point Cloud Feature Classifier for Grounded Language Modelling Dr. Phil J. Bartie EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100012 Robotic Trainer for Ultrasound Guided Needle Insertion Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100018 Robotic Surgery Training System Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100014 Robotic Guidance with Co-Manipulation for Laparoscopy Training Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
123021 Robot Integrity and Security Dr. Benjamin Kenwright EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
140027 Rethinking Deep Learning on Remote Smart Sensors Dr. Robert Stewart EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100016 Real time navigation using event cameras Prof. Yvan Petillot EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
140015 Neurorobotics Model of Parkinson’s Disease Dr. Patricia A. Vargas EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
134001 Multimodal fusion for large-scale 3D mapping Dr. Yoann Altmann EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants 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 EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
140030 Meta-learning of multiple motor control skills for autonomous robots Dr. Zhibin Li EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124025 Learning Dexterous Robotic Manipulation Dr. Zhibin Li EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120010 Learning cross-modal models of surgical skill Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
100019 Impedance Compensation Type Robotic Assistance for Hand Manipulation Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
123020 Human-in-the loop planning for assistive smart environments Dr. Ron Petrick EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
100011 From Visual to Haptic: How do Laparoscopy Experts Estimate Haptics from Visual Cues in Robotic Surgery? Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100007 Fluidic Control for Soft Robotic Systems in Extreme Environments Dr. Adam Stokes EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100006 Connect-R: industrial-scale self-building modular robotics Dr. Adam Stokes EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
123019 Combining epistemic planning and belief-based programming for unified task and motion planning Dr. Ron Petrick EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
140009 Bridging Together Compliant and Continuum Robots Dr. Francesco Giorgio-Serchi EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140023 Bi-Manual Inverted Robotic Manipulation Prof. Robert Fisher FIAPR FBMVA EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124023 Autonomous robots for last-mile delivery Dr. Zhibin Li EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100017 Autonomous Driving in Urban Environments Dr. Stefano Albrecht EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
123406 Analysis of Controlled Stochastic Sampling for training RL Agents for Robotics Tasks Dr. Kartic Subr EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140028 Adaptive sensor fusion for resilient vehicle sensing Prof. Andrew Wallace EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
123407 3D vision and robotic navigation using Event and Polarisation Cameras Prof. Yvan Petillot EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers