• EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Legged robotics, optimization for robotics, motion planning and learning


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Personal profile

Research interests

Carlos Mastalli is an Assistant Professor at Heriot-Watt University, UK, and a Research Scientist at the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC), USA. He is the Head of the Robot Motor Intelligence (RoMI) Lab and has pioneered algorithms for motor intelligence in legged robotics in the last 10 years. Over these years, Carlos conducted cutting-edge research in several world-leading labs: IIT (Italy), LAAS-CNRS (France), ETH Zürich (Switzerland), and the U. of Edinburgh (UK). He supports open science, building a large community around our Crocoddyl optimal control library. Carlos is specialized in legged robotics, optimal control and numerical optimization, and has pioneering work in these fields.

External positions

Fellow, Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition

1 Jun 2023 → …


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