Bio

Lorenzo Jamone is Lecturer in Robotics at the Queen Mary University of London, since 2016. He received his MS in computer engineering from the University of Genova in 2006 (with honors), and his PhD in humanoid technologies from the University of Genova and the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) in 2010. He was a Research Fellow at the RBCS Department of the IIT in 2010, Associate Researcher at Takanishi Lab (Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan) from 2010 to 2012, and Associate Researcher at VisLab (the Computer Vision Laboratory of the Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal) from 2013 to 2016. 

Research interests

Lorenzo's main research interests include: sensorimotor learning and control in humans and robots; robotic reaching, grasping, manipulation and tool use; force and tactile sensing; intelligent systems and cognitive developmental robotics.