Dr. Dandan Zhang is a Lecturer (US equivalent: Assistant Professor) in Medical Robotics in the Department of Bioengineering and a Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the I-X initiative at Imperial College London. She is the Director of the Multi-Scale Embodied Intelligence Laboratory. She has been an honorary researcher in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London. Before joining Imperial, she was a Lecturer in the Department of Engineering Mathematics at the University of Bristol, affiliated with the Bristol Robotics Laboratory. She earned her Ph.D. degree from the Department of Computing and her MRes degree from the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College London. She has cross-disciplinary interests in robotics, biomedicine, and AI. Her current focus is on dexterous manipulation integrated with multi-modality sensor fusion and intelligence, and micro-robotics for biomedical engineering. She aims to enhance the level of autonomy for multi-scale robotic systems. The ultimate goal is to develop next-generation robots empowered by artificial general intelligence with super-human capabilities. She envisions that intelligent robots will reshape our world by providing tangible benefits in our daily life and contributing to healthcare systems.
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