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Dr Ignacio Rano

Lecturer in Cognitive Robotics

School of Computing & Intelligent Sys
Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute
Magee campus
Room MS134
BT48 7JL
+44 28 7167 5474
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Inaki Rano joined the School of Computing and Intelligent Systems in 2013. He holds a MSc in Physics and a PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, both from the University of the Basque Country (Spain). He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and the IEEE.

The research works and expertise of Inaki span different areas, including control architectures for mobile robots, machine learning and systems identification techniques applied to robotics, bio-robotics, non-linear control, and non-linear dynamical systems. Before joining the Cognitive Robotics Team of Ulster University, he was with the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group of the University of the Basque Country (Spain), the Robotics, Perception and Real Time Group of the University of Zaragoza (Spain), and the Cognitive Robotics Group of the Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany). He was Visiting Researcher at the University of Essex and the Ruhr-University Bochum.

Inaki teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has delivered courses and seminars, among others, on Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Control Theory, at the University of the Basque Country, the University of Zaragoza, and the Ruhr-University Bochum.