New Dexterity Team

Assoc. Prof. Minas Liarokapis
Assoc. Prof. Minas LiarokapisDirector of the New Dexterity Research Group
Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, The University of Auckland
Dr. Geng Gao
Dr. Geng GaoResearch Scientist
Robotic Manipulation
Mojtaba Shahmohammadi
Mojtaba ShahmohammadiPhD Student
Prosthetics
Ricardo de Godoy
Ricardo de GodoyPhD Student
Muscle Machine Interfaces
Shaoqian Lin
Shaoqian LinPhD Student
Aerial Robotic Manipulation
Corey Duguid
Corey DuguidPhD Student
Aerial Robotic Manipulation
Chen Lyu
Chen LyuPhD Student
DL Based Inspection
Dr. Nathan Elangovan
Dr. Nathan ElangovanResearch Associate
Human and Robot Dexterity
Che-Ming (Ben) Chang
Che-Ming (Ben) ChangPhD Student
Robotic Manipulation
Felipe Padula Sanches
Felipe Padula SanchesPhD Student
Robot Learning
Shifei Duan
Shifei DuanPhD Student
Robotic Manipulation
Angus Lynch
Angus LynchPhD Student
Aerial Robotic Manipulation
Masahiro Kobayashi
Masahiro KobayashiPhD Student
Prosthetic / Bionic Devices Muscle Machine Interfaces
Joao Buzzatto
Joao BuzzattoPhD Student
Aerial Robotic Manipulation
Jayden Chapman
Jayden ChapmanPhD Student
Prosthetics
Bonnie Guan
Bonnie GuanPhD Student
Muscle Machine Interfaces
Haodan Jiang
Haodan JiangPhD Student
Robotic Grasping
Bryan Busby
Bryan BusbyPhD Student
Soft Robotics

PhD Students – Co-Supervised
Qi Zhang (main supervisor: Prof. Peter Xu)
Salik Khan (main supervisor: Dr. Yang Zou)
Regina Lee (main supervisor: Dr. Yuqian Lu)
Emily Steiner (main supervisor: Dr. Henry Williams)


Total Number of Group Members: 30
1 Research Scientist
1 Research Associate
15 PhD Students
4 PhD Students (Co-Supervised)
2 ME Students (Research Theses)
3 ME Robotics Student (Research Project)
4 Undergraduate Students (Part 4 Projects)

ME Students – Research Theses
Devin Mukalanyaye Ranasinghe
Jing Zhang

ME Robotics Students – Research Projects
Kevin Wijaya
Omar Hakim
Peter Strobel

Undergraduate Students – Part 4 Projects
Sophia Schulz & Rahul Bhati
Vladislav Colpman & Andrew Koh