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Dr Lei Cui

Senior Lecturer
Office of the Provost
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Bentley Campus
08 9266 7594

Brief Summary

  • Head of the Biorobotics Research Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
  • Senior Lecturer in Mechatronics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, US
  • PhD in Engineering (Robotics), Centre for Robotics Research, King's College London, University of London, London, UK

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Memberships, Awards and Training

Robotic Hand Exoskeleton

  • Overall Winner, 2015 Curtin University Commercial Innovation Awards
  • Overall Winner, 2015 National iAwards (Undergraduate Tertiary domain)
  • Overall Winner, 2015 WAITTA INCITE Student Project Awards

Underwater Electrosense

  • 2016 IROS Best Paper Finalist


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Research Interests

Please visit the website of the Biorobotics Research Lab at

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Conference Articles (Research)

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Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Rahimi Nohooji, H., I. Howard, and L. Cui.. "Neural network adaptive control design for robot manipulators under velocity constraints." Journal of the Franklin Institute Inpress.
  • Wang, K., Do, and L. Cui. 2017. "Underwater Active Electrosense: A Scattering Formulation and its Application." IEEE Transactions on Robotics 33 (5): 1233-1241.
  • Cui, L., J. Sun, and J. S. Dai.. "In-hand forward and inverse kinematics with rolling contact." Robotica Inpress.
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