Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy
Reader (Associate Professor) in Robotics - University of Edinburgh
Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy is a Reader in Robotics within the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, where he has been on the faculty since 2007. He is an Executive Committee Member for the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics and Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute.
He received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2007. He has been an elected Member of the Young Academy of Scotland at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and Visiting Professor at Stanford University and the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.His research focus is on robot learning and decision-making under uncertainty, with particular emphasis on achieving safe and robust autonomy in human-centered environments. He has attracted funding as PI or Co-I from organisations including UKRI, EU (via H2020 and FP7), Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal Society and DARPA. His current projects in addition to ORCA HUB include a Turing Institute sponsored project on safe AI and control for surgical assistance, a Cancer Research UK funded project Mammobot: A flexible robot for early breast cancer diagnosis.
He serves as Vice President - Prediction and Planning at FiveAI, a UK-based startup company focussed on developing a technology stack for autonomous vehicles.
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