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Gaofeng Li

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Humanoids & Human Centered Mechatronics


IIT Central Research Labs Genova


Gaofeng Li is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy. He received the B.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, in 2013 and 2018, respectively. He was a Visiting Student with the NetBot Laboratory, Texas A&M University, from November 2015 to December 2016. His research interests include Lie Group in Robotics, Model-less Motion Control, Haptic Teleoperation, physical Human-Robot Interation (pHRI), Soft Robotics.  He won the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation of Nankai University and Tianjin. He is a member of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. He is an independent Reviewer for the T-ASE/RA-L/IROS/ICRA/CASE/CCTA, etc..



Lie Group in Robotics Model-less Motion Control Haptic Teleoperation physical Human-Robot Interation (pHRI) Soft Robotics


INAIL(2018-present): the project “Sistemi Cibernetici Collaborativi – Teleoperation” in collaboration with INAIL (“Istituto Nazionale per l'Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro” - National Institute for Insurance against Workplace Injuries) CUP J32F17000950005.

Selected Publications




2019 The Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation of Tianjin

2019 The Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation of Nankai University

2016 The Guan-Zhaozhi Award (Best Paper Award) Finalist

2016 IEEE Student Travel Award.

2015 the First Prize in the 5th HUAWEI Cup Intelligent Design Contest for College Students.


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