King's College London

School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences



Strand Campus


London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

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Format: Campus

Program Description:

The King's Centre for Robotics Research comprises six academics and 28 PhD students/RAs. It has an international reputation in the field of kinematics, mechanisms, and robotics, and their applications to medical science and production. Since 2001 the Centre has published over 300 papers in prestigious journals (including IEEE Transactions, ASME Transactions) and generated over £6 million in grant income, including £3 million in current grants. Our staff are reputed nationally and internationally in kinematics, robotics and mechatronics. We collaborate closely with the KCL Health Schools (including St Thomas’ and Guy’s Hospitals) and numerous industrial partners. The Centre is renowned for its multidisciplinary research at the interfaces between Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering. The Centre is actively involved in research into such areas as computational kinematics, computational intelligence, reconfigurable mechanisms, intelligent algorithms and control, sensing and embedded intelligence, and computer vision.


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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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