EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdS - Fumiy Iida portrait.

Prof Fumiya Iida (CDT Deputy Director)

Research Interests

Robotics, Mechatronics, Machine Intelligence, Soft Robotics, Human-robot interactions, Embodies artificial intelligence


Fumiya is the Deputy Director for the AgriFoRwArdS CDT, he is also the CDTs Academic Lead at the University of Cambridge.

Read more about Fumiya on his University of Cambridge profile here.

Project Supervision

Primary Supervisor:

Cohort 1 CDT Student Grzegorz Sochacki, who is working with Beko on their PhD project titled ‘Low-Cost Dextrous Robots for Food and Tool Handling’.

Cohort 2 CDT Student Elijah Almanzor, who is working with Jersey Farmers’ Union on their PhD project titled ‘Automation and Robotization of the Planting of the ‘Jersey Royal’ Potatoes’.

Cohort 5 CDT Student Catherine Merchant.

Cohort 5 CDT Student Amanda Xu.

Secondary Supervisor:

Cohort 1 CDT Student Willow Mandil, who is working with Berry Garden’s on their PhD project titled ‘Data-driven methods for detecting fruit and planning harvesting actions in dense cluster (DPFH)’.