Our team

Our team brings together researchers, doctorands, and master students.
Click on their profile to read their bio or to get their contacts.

Principal investigator

Dr Amir M. Ghalamzan E.

Dr Amir M. Ghalamzan E.

Principal Investigator and Associate Professor in Agri-Robotic at the University of Lincoln (UK)

Post-docs and affiliated members

Dr Zeynab Talebpour

Dr Zeynab Talebpour

PhD from the EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne)

Dr Soran Parsa

Dr Soran Parsa

PhD from the University of Birmingham (UK)

Dr Hamidreza Heidari

Dr Hamidreza Heidari

PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of IUST

Dr. Omer Faruk Argin

Dr. Omer Faruk Argin

PhD in Mechatronics Engineering at the Istanbul Technical University

PhD students

Kiyanoush Nazari

Kiyanoush Nazari

M.Sc. in Mechatronics Engineering from the Sharif University of Technology (IR)

Willow Mandil

Willow Mandil

M.Sc. in Robotics and Automated Systems from the University of Lincoln (UK)

Mr. Vishnu Rajendran S

Mr. Vishnu Rajendran S

M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering

Venkatesh Sripada

Venkatesh Sripada

M.Sc. in Robotics @ Oregon State University

Samuel J Carter

Samuel J Carter

Agriforwards CDT M.Sc. student at the University of Lincoln (UK)

Mr Manu Harikrishnan Nair

Mr Manu Harikrishnan Nair

M.Sc. in Mechatronics from the University of Glasgow (UK)

Shima Shademani

Shima Shademani

PhD student @ University of Tehran

Researchers

Muhammad Arshad Khan

Muhammad Arshad Khan

Research Assistant

Aarushi Guptaa

Aarushi Guptaa

Undergraduate research Assistant

Master students

Chiara Bigi

Chiara Bigi

M.Sc. in Automatic Control at Politecnico di Milano

Gandolfi

Gabriele Gandolfi

M.Sc. in Automatic Control at Politecnico di Milano

Castelli

Francesco Castelli

M.Sc. in Automatic Control at Politecnico di Milano

Past Postdocs @ IML

Dr Bappaditya Debnath (Rick)

Dr Bappaditya Debnath (Rick)

PhD from the Edge Hill University (UK)

Colalborated to Robofruit (09.2020- 03.2022)

Pablo Custodio

Dr Pablo Lopez Custodio

PhD from King's College London (UK)

Colalborated to Lincoln Agri-Robotic (LAR) (09.2020 - 07.2021)

Dr Sariah Mghames

Dr Sariah Mghames

PhD from the University of Pisa (IT)

Colalborated to grasp-berry (06.2019 - 03.2021)

Past Research Assistants @ IML

Oluwatoyin Yetunde Sanni (Yetty)

Oluwatoyin Yetunde Sanni (Yetty)

M.Sc. from the Sapienza University of Rome (IT)

Past PhD students @ IML

Tommaso Pardi

Dr Tommaso Pardi

Senior Robotic Engineer at Automata; M.Sc. from the University of Pisa (IT)

01.2018 - 01.2021

Dr Nikos Mavrakis

Dr Nikos Mavrakis

Postdoc at the University of Surrey (UK)

PhD student (10.2015 - 10.2018)

Past AgriFoRwArdS University of Cambridge students@ IML:

Grzegorz Sochacki

Elijah Almanzur

AgriFoRwArdS PhD at University of Cambridge

M.Sc. project Deep RL for strawberry picking @ IML (04.2021 - 09.2021)

Grzegorz Sochacki

Grzegorz Sochacki

AgriFoRwArdS PhD at University of Cambridge

M.Sc. project `Data-driven approach for slip prediction in manipulation' @ IML (03.2020 - 09.2020)

Past Politecnico di Milano M.Sc. students @ IML:

Giorgio Bonvicini

Giorgio Bonvicini

M.Sc. student at Politecnico di Milano (IT)

Alessandra Tafuro

Alessandra Tafuro

M.Sc. student at Politecnico di Milano (IT)

Mattia Colombo

Mattia Colombo

M.Sc. student at Politecnico di Milano (IT)

Marta Crivellari

Marta Crivellari

M. Sc. from Politecnico di Milano (IT)

Collaborated to Artemis (08.2020 - 02.2021)

Past University of Lincoln M.Sc. students @ IML:

Shashank S. Bhoite

Shashank S. Bhoite

M.Sc. student at the University of Lincoln (UK)

Miss Harshada S. Nare

Harshada S. Nare

M.Sc. student at the University of Lincoln (UK)

Adeayo Adewumi

Adeayo Adewumi

Master student

Past Master students (Misc.) @ IML

Oluwatoyin Yetunde Sanni (Yetty)

Oluwatoyin Yetunde Sanni (Yetty)

M.Sc. student at the Sapienza University of Rome (IT); thesis `Camera view generalization using GANs and Bi-GANs'

Saeid Nakhjavan

Saeid Nakhjavan

Network engineer

Intern researcher (09-2020 - 03.2021)

Past Undergrad research students @ IML:

Disha Kamale

Disha Kamale

PhD student at Leigh University (US)

06.2019 - 08.2020

Jack Painter

Jack Painter

Software developer at Westfield Technology Group (UK)

Worked on his B.Sc. project `Autonomous robotic grasping' (09.2019 - 08.2020)

Max Kenny

Max Kenny

M.Sc. student at the University of Lincoln

Worked on his M.Sc. project (09-2019 - 08.2020)

Yug Ajmera

Yug Ajmera

M.Sc. in Robotics at the University of Pennsylvania (US)

06.2020 - 12.2020

Where do we come from?

We've had members from all over the world: have a look!

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intelligent manipulation laboratory

Oxford University
University of Bristol
University of Birmingham
London Imperial College
Queen Mary University
Polytechnic University of Milan