EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdS - Mini-Beige portrait

Prof Mini C Saaj

Research Interests

Mini’s core expertise is in Robotics, Mechatronics, System Integration and Control Engineering. This includes but not limited to the following areas:

Mathematical modeling, mechanism design, precise manipulation (rigid/flexible/modular robots), control of space robots for in-orbit assembly of large space telescopes, active debris removal (cooperative and uncooperative targets), satellite decommissioning, orbit maintenance and servicing (repair & refuelling) of satellites; mobility analysis of mobile robots, chassis design (wheeled, legged and hybrid) and control of planetary rovers, developing innovative soil sensors for rover-terrain interaction studies, Model-Based Systems Engineering, bio-robotics and soft medical robots.