Asad Tirmizi - Ph.D. Student
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Asad Tirmizi


Ph.D. Student in Robotics and Haptics

Department of Information Engineering
University of Siena
Via Roma 56, 53100 Siena, Italy
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1  Bio Sketch

Born the 9th of August, 1986 in Lahore, Pakistan. He received the Aeronautical Engineering degree in 2008 from the National University of Sciences and Technology. From December 2008 to August 2010, he was a Research Engineer at Institute of Avionics and Aeronautics, Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan. He received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (Controls) in 2012 from Karlstad University, Sweden.
Since December 2012, he is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Information Engineering, University of Siena, under the supervision of Prof. Domenico Prattichizzo. During the Ph.D. his focus has been on the perception and wearability of haptic devices. He was associated with various FP-7 and Horizon 2020 European projects during his tenure. His longest association was for the project titled, WearHap (Wearable Haptics for Humans).

1.1  Curriculum Vitae

A complete list of his projects can be found in the Curriculum Vitae (CV) available here.
The complete list of his publications is available here.



2  Research & Publications

His research activities are principally focused on
Robotics:
Teleoperation, Design of haptic interfaces, Passivity, Stability of telemanipulation controllers
Haptics:
Force feedback, Tactile feedback, Wearable haptics, Haptic navigation systems, Perception, psychophysics
Medicine:
Robot-assisted surgery, Needle insertion, Soft tissue modelling



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