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Name: Petar Kormushev
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Petar Kormushev is a senior postdoctoral researcher at the
Advanced Robotics department of the Italian Institute of
Technology, doing research on the iCub humanoid robot and a
Barrett WAM robot.

In 2009 he graduated with a PhD degree in Computational
Intelligence from Tokyo Institute of Technology. His
research interests include robotics and machine learning,
especially reinforcement learning for intelligent robot

He holds a MSc degree in Artificial Intelligence, a MSc
degree in Bio- and Medical Informatics, and a BSc degree in
Computer Science from Sofia University. He has participated
in many scientific projects, including European INFRAWEBS
project for designing the future Semantic Web, and Japanese
NEDO project for developing a common basis for next-
generation robots.

He has won a number of prestigious awards, including a
“John Atanasoff” award, a “St. Kliment Ohridski” award, and
a 4-year Monbukagakusho/MEXT Japanese research fellowship.

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Moving to Imperial College London!

I am glad to announce that I will be moving to Imperial College London starting from September 2015!

My new position will be Lecturer in Robotics and Computing at the Dyson School of Design Engineering.

Also, I will remain affiliated with the Robot Learning and Interaction Lab at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) that I was leading until now.

Syndicated 2015-07-31 11:03:44 from Petar Kormushev

DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals

At the DARPA Robotics Challenge in Los Angeles, preparing for the finals (in 2 days)!

Our robot is called WALK-MAN, and is representing Italy:






Syndicated 2015-06-03 19:12:49 from Petar Kormushev

Robot WALK-MAN ready for DARPA Robotics Challenge 2015

This is our new robot WALK-MAN, getting ready for the DARPA Robotics Challenge 2015

The robot was designed and built at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT).