Meet the Team

Principal Investigators

Mohsen Khadem

Lecturer in Robotics

Tel: +44 (0) 131 650 2956




Research Interests:

Surgical Robotics, Continuum Robotics, Dynamic Modeling, Control Theory, Computer Vision.


Kev Dhaliwal

Personal Chair of Molecular Imaging & Healthcare and Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine

Secretary – Carolyn Newton: +44 (0)131 242 9180


Postdoc Researchers


David Hanley


Research Interests: Navigation systems design, state estimation, dynamic modeling, and sensor modeling.


Abhishek Kaushik


Research Interests: Surgical robots, Autonomous neuro-registration, Algorithm development, Computer vision, Medical image analysis.


Keyhan Kouhkiloui Babarahmati


Research Interests: Safe and Compliant Human-Robot Interaction/Cooperation/Collaboration, Manipulation, Tele-cooperation.


Mriganka Biswas


Research Interests: Human-Robot Interaction, Deep learning, Human-Robot Long Term Companionship.

Ph.D. Students

Balint Thamo


Research Interests: Surgical Robotics, Concentric Tube Robots, Motion Planning, Control Theory, Optimization.



Emile Makute


Research Interests: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Medical Image Processing, and Continuum Robots.



Zhaoxing Deng


Research Interests: Surgical Robotics, Surgical Skill Assessment, Data-Driven Modeling, Imitation Learning



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