Darwin Caldwell received his B.Sc. and Ph.D in Robotics from the University of Hull in 1986 and 1990 respectively. In 1994 he received an M.Sc in Management from the University of Salford.
From 1989 to 2006 he was at the University of Salford as a Lecturer (1989-96), S. Lecturer (1996-97), Reader (1997-99) and finally Professor of Advanced Robotics in the Centre for Robotics and Automation (1999-2006).
He is a visiting/honorary Professor at The University of Manchester, The University of Sheffield, Kings’ College, London, The University of Bangor and Tianjin University, China.