Dr. DARWIN G CALDWELL
Born in Ballymena, N.Ireland.
1986 BSc in Electronic Control and Robot Eng, University of Hull.
1990 PhD in Robotics, University of Hull.
1996 MSc in Managment Applications, University of Salford.
1989 – 1996 Lecturer in Advanced Robotics, University of Salford.
1996 – 1997 S.Lecturer in Advanced Robotics, University of Salford.
1997 – 1998 Reader in Advanced Robotics, University of Salford.
1998 – 2006 Professor of Advanced Robotics, University of Salford.
2006 – Honorary Professor at University of Wales, Bangor.
2007 – 2014 Honorary Professor at University of Sheffield.
2007 – 2012 Honorary Professor at University of Manchester.
2009 – 2012 Honorary Professor Kings’ College, London.
2012 - 2014 Honorary Professor Tianjin University, China.
2006 -2012 Research Director at IIT
2012 - 2014 Dept. Director at IIT
2014 - Senior Researcher at IIT
DG Caldwell is author or co-author of over 450 papers in international journals and conferences and 18 patents. His research interests include innovative actuators and sensors, haptic feedback, force augmentation exoskeletons, dexterous manipulators, humanoid robotics (iCub, cCub, and COMAN), bipedal and quadrapedal robots (HyQ), biomimetic systems, rehabilitation robotics, telepresence and teleoperation procedures, and robotics and automation systems for the food industry.