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Shafeef Omar

PhD Student Fellow
Dynamic Legged Systems
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Shafeef Omar is a research fellow with the Dynamic Legged Systems Group at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Previously, he was a Research Associate at the Indian Institute of Science, working on Continual Learning at the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Laboratory. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) with a Dual Degree, Bachelor's and Master's degree, in Engineering Design. His research interests involve dissecting the foundations of neural networks and reinforcement learning to apply them in robotics for control and planning over longer horizons. He is passionate about interdisciplinary research at the intersection of AI, computer vision and robotics to develop intelligent robots.


Title: B.Tech and M.Tech (Dual Degree)
Institute: Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Location: Chennai
Country: India
From: 2016 To: 2022

All Publications
Omar S., Amatucci L., Barasuol V., Turrisi G., Semini C.
SafeSteps: Learning Safer Footstep Planning Policies for Legged Robots via Model-Based Priors
2023 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots
Conference Paper Conference
Omar S., Amatucci L., Turrisi G., Barasoul V., Semini C.
Fast Convex Visual Foothold Adaptation for Quadrupedal Locomotion
4th Italian Conference in Robotics and Intelligent Machines (I-RIM)
Abstract Report Conference