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Dr Abolfazl Zaraki

Dr Abolfazl Zaraki

Lecturer

School of Engineering

Email
zarakia@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 4278
Campuses
Room C1.08, Queen's Buildings, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA

Dr. Abolfazl Zaraki is Lecturer at the School of Engineering and a member of the Research Centre in AI, Robotics and Human-Machine Systems (IROHMS) at Cardiff University, Cardiff. 

He received a master’s degree in mechatronics and automatic control engineering from University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia in 2010, and a Ph.D. degree in automatic robotic and bioengineering from University of Pisa, Italy in 2014. In the period of 2014-2019, he worked as Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow at different research institutions in Italy and the UK. 

In the past, Abolfazl worked on European projects EASEL (Expressive Agents for Symbiotic Education and Learning), BabyRobot - NextGen Social Robotics, JAMES (Joint Action for Multimodal Embodied Social Systems) and an Innovate UK funded project Piglet – Snake Robot Solution for Inspection in collaboration with industry.

Before joining the Cardiff University, Abolfazl pursued his career at different inistitutes including University Technology Malaysia, University of Pisa, fortiss GmbH in Germany, University of Hertfordshire, and University of Reading, in the UK.

Abolfazl’s research interests include the development of autonomous systems for social and industrial robotic platforms, closed-loop Human-Robot Interaction studies, and brain-computer interface (BCI) for research and assistive applications.

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