Professor Nathan Lepora
BA(Cantab.), MMath(Cantab.), PhD(Cantab.)
Nathan Lepora is a professor in Robotics & AI with interests in intelligent robot dexterity. He leads the 15-member Tactile Robotics Research Group in Bristol Robotics Laboratory. Website: www.lepora.com Twitter: @nathanlepora
Professor of Robotics and AIDepartment of Engineering Mathematics
Nathan F. Lepora is an academic with cross-disciplinary interests in robotics and neuroscience. His main focus is on dexterous robots with a human-like sense of touch and manual intelligence, an area undergoing rapid and exciting progress.
He is a Professor of Robotics & AI at the University of Bristol, leading the Tactile Robotics Group in Bristol Robotics Laboratory with 15 researchers in robotics, AI and neuroscience. He holds a Leverhulme Trust Research Leadership Award on: ‘A Biomimetic Forebrain for Robot Touch’.
Nathan also writes children’s books on science and technology, most recently ‘Robots!’ in the acclaimed Findout! series by Dorling-Kindersley.
Managing organisational unitEngineering Faculty Office
15/11/2020 to 15/05/2022
Managing organisational unitDepartment of Engineering Mathematics
01/11/2015 to 30/06/2017
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
Science and Engineering of Composite Materials
Journal of Mathematical Psychology
Artificial SA-I and RA-I Afferents for Tactile Sensing of Ridges and Gratings
2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
- Conference contribution