Eris Chinellato


Middlesex University
Department of Design Engineering and Mathematics
School of Science and Technology

The Burroughs
London NW4 4BT


Short biography

  • MEng (Honours) in Industrial Engineering and Management from Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy), 1999.
        Thesis: "Intelligent stock management with fuzzy logic".
  • MSc (Distinction) in Artificial Intelligence, from University of Edinburgh (UK), 2002. Best AI MSc student award.
        Thesis: "Robust Strategies for Selecting Vision-Based Planar Grasps of Unknown Objects with a Three-Finger Hand" [PDF].
  • PhD (Maximum Honours) in Advanced Informatics Systems from Jaume I University, Castellón (Spain), 2008. Special PhD prize by Jaume I University; Second best robotics thesis in Spain by CEA; Finalist for best robotics thesis in Europe by EURON.
        Thesis: "Visual neuroscience of robotic grasping" [PDF]. 
  • Research Associate in EU-FP7 project Eyeshots, Jaume I University, 2008-2011.
  • Research Associate in EU-FP7 project EFAA, Imperial College London, 2011-2013.
  • Research Fellow in EU-FP7 projects RACE and STRANDS, University of Leeds, 2014-2015.
  • Lecturer in Design Engineering, Middlesex University, 2015-.