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Humans and robots

Our internationally recognised academic team conduct leading research and contribute cutting-edge developments in the field of humans and robots.

The humans and robots research theme addresses the following topics:

  • human-centred robotics – developing robots that understand, anticipate and respond to human behaviours
  • social robotics – robots that are designed to interact with humans and other robots in human environments
  • robot perception/learning – systems by which robots are endowed with the ability to perceive, comprehend and learn new skills or adapt to its environment through learning algorithms.

Find out more about some of our research projects.

Members

Dr Abdullah Alhusin Alkhdur

Dr Abdullah Alhusin Alkhdur

Senior Project Officer

Email
alhusinalkhdurag@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
07376172470
Professor Stuart Allen

Professor Stuart Allen

Head of School, Computer Science and Informatics

Email
allensm@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 6070
Samuelson Atiba

Samuelson Atiba

Research Assistant

Email
atibas@cardiff.ac.uk
Dr Emily Collins

Dr Emily Collins

Lecturer

Email
collinse6@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)2920 870 716
Maryam Banitalebi Dehkordi

Maryam Banitalebi Dehkordi

Research Associate

Email
banitalebidehkordim@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2251 2385
Dr Nervo Verdezoto Dias

Dr Nervo Verdezoto Dias

Senior Lecturer

Email
verdezotodiasn@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2251 1735
Dr Jacques Grange

Dr Jacques Grange

Lecturer (Human Factors)

Email
grangeja@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
available upon request
Dr Matthias Gruber

Dr Matthias Gruber

Senior Research Fellow

Email
gruberm@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 0079
Dr Yulia Hicks

Dr Yulia Hicks

Senior Lecturer - Teaching and Research

Email
hicksya@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5945
Dr Ze Ji

Dr Ze Ji

Senior lecturer
Teaching and research

Email
jiz1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 0017
Dr Catherine Jones

Dr Catherine Jones

Reader and Director of WARC

Email
jonescr10@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 0684
Professor Yukun Lai

Professor Yukun Lai

Director of Research

Email
laiy4@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 6353
Professor Phil Morgan

Professor Phil Morgan

Professor, IROHMS Director of Research

Email
morganphil@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2251 0784
Professor Simon K Rushton

Professor Simon K Rushton

Email
rushtonsk@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 0086
Professor Rossi Setchi

Professor Rossi Setchi

Professor of High-Value Manufacturing

Email
setchi@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5720
Dr Katarzyna Stawarz

Dr Katarzyna Stawarz

Lecturer

Email
stawarzk@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2251 0037
Dr Jing Wu

Dr Jing Wu

Lecturer

Email
wuj11@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)2920 688810
Dr Abolfazl Zaraki

Dr Abolfazl Zaraki

Lecturer

Email
zarakia@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0) 29 2087 4278
Dr Qiyuan Zhang

Dr Qiyuan Zhang

Lecturer in Human Factors

Email
zhangq47@cardiff.ac.uk
Dr Han Xing Zhu

Dr Han Xing Zhu

Reader

Email
zhuh3@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 4824
Dr Alexia Zoumpoulaki

Dr Alexia Zoumpoulaki

Lecturer

Email
zoumpoulakia@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2251 0052