ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics

Darwin Tat Ming Lau

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Darwin Tat Ming LAU received his B. Eng (1st Hons) and B.CS degrees from the University of Melbourne, Australia, in 2008. He received his Ph.D. degree in the area of robotics in 2014 from the University of Melbourne, Australia. From 2014 to 2015, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France. He joined the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), as an assistant professor in October 2015. His research focuses on topics in bio-inspired and robotic manipulation, including cable-driven robots, musculoskeletal robots and building construction robots, and involves the development, kinematic and dynamic analysis, design, optimisation and control of these systems. Noticeable awards received by Dr. LAU include the 2014 University of Melbourne Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in the Ph.D. Thesis, 2019 CUHK University Education Award (Early Career Faculty Member) and 2019 University Grants Council Teaching Award (Early Career Faculty Member).