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Dr Nathan Lepora

Dr Nathan Lepora

Dr Nathan Lepora
BA(Cantab.), MMath(Cantab.), PhD(Cantab.)

Reader in Robotics

Area of research

Robotics and computational neuroscience

Office 2.50
Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 5169

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I am a Reader (Associate Professor) in Robotics in the Dept of Engineering Maths at the University of Bristol and Bristol Robotics Laboratory

I lead and am a Principal Investigator for the Tactile Robotics Research Theme at Bristol Robotics Laboratory. I am deputy lead of the Robotics Research Group in the Faculty of Engineering.

I have previously been a Research Fellow in the Adaptive Behaviour Research Group and Sheffield Robotics at the University of Sheffield. I trained originally in Applied Mathematics, with a BA, MMath (Part III), PhD and JRF from Cambridge University.

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Recent publications

  • Yang, C & Lepora, N, 2018, ‘Object exploration using vision and active touch’. in: 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017): Proceedings of a meeting held 24-28 September 2017, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 6363-6386
  • Lepora, N, Verschure, PFMJ & Prescott, T, 2018, ‘A roadmap for Living Machines research’. in: Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems., pp. 26-48

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