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Geoff Fink

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Dynamic Legged Systems
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About

Geoff Fink received the B.Sc. degree in computer engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, in 2007, the M.Sc. degree in computer and electrical engineering from the University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico, in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree in control systems from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, in 2018 under the supervision of Dr Alan Lynch and Dr Martin Jagersand.

From 2018-2021 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Dynamic Legged Systems lab, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia with Dr. Claudio Semini. Since 2021 has been a faculty member at the Department of Engineering & Applied Science at Thompson Rivers University, and currently holds the rank of Assistant Professor.

His research interests include robotics, visual servoing, sensing, perception, state estimation, and simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM).

Education

Title: Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering: Control Systems
Institute: University of Alberta
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
From: 2012 To: 2018

Title: M.Sc. in Computer and Electrical Engineering: Robotics
Institute: University of Guadalajara
Location: Guadalajara
Country: Mexico
From: 2009 To: 2011

Title: B.Sc. in Computer Engineering: Software
Institute: University of Alberta
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
From: 2003 To: 2007

All Publications
2021
Fahmi S., Fink G., Semini C.
On State Estimation for Legged Locomotion over Soft Terrain
IEEE Sensors Letters, vol. 5, (no. 1), pp. 1-4
2020
Fink G., Semini C.
Proprioceptive sensor fusion for quadruped robot state estimation
IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 10914-10920
Conference Paper Conference
2020
Fahmi S., Focchi M., Radulescu A., Fink G., Barasuol V., Semini C.
Soft Terrain Adaptation for HyQ
Dynamic Walking
Poster Conference
2020
Fink G., Semini C.
The DLS Quadruped Proprioceptive Sensor Dataset
23rd International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines, pp. 1-8
Conference Paper Conference
2019
Semini C., Barasuol V., Focchi M., Boelens C., Emara M., Casella S., Villarreal O., Orsolino R., Fink G., Fahmi S., Medrano-Cerda G., Caldwell D.G., Sangiah D., Lesniewski J., Fulton K., Donadon M., Baker M.
Brief Introduction to the Quadruped Robot HyQReal
Istituto di Robotica e Macchine Intelligenti ​3D
Abstract Report Conference