Imperial College London

ProfessorFerdinandoRodriguez y Baena

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Co-Director of Hamlyn Centre, Professor of Medical Robotics



+44 (0)20 7594 7046f.rodriguez Website




718City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





  • Committee Chair: The IET Communities Committee for Technical Networks (CC-TPN).
  • Executive Committee Secretary: British Society for Computer Aided Orthopedic Surgery.
  • PC Chair: International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery.
  • PC Chair: The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics (HSMR, UK).
  • PC Member: International Symposium of Medical Robotics (ISMR, USA).
  • PC Member: Conference on New Technologies for Computer & Robot Aided Surgery (CRAS, EU).
  • PC Cochair and Organising Committee Member: The 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2023), London, UK, 28 May - 2 June 2023.


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  • 2020 President’s Award for Excellence in Research - Outstanding Research Team.
  • 2020    The IC 2020 President’s Award for Excellence in Culture and Community – Leadership.
  • 2019    SACAs 2019 Finalist for Research Supervision, as nominated by PhD students.
  • 2016    Talented Young Italians Research and Innovation Prize, Italian Chamber of Commerce.
  • 2013    Peter Leverhulme Prize for Engineering (£70,000).
  • 2011    Imperial College Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence in Engineering Education (£10,000).
  • 10-20   Student Choice Awards, every year since 2010, for outstanding teaching, as nominated by students.
  • 2003    Institution of Mechanical Engineers Best Medical Engineering Recent (2003-2006) PhD Thesis.
  • 2000    King’s College KCLEA Medal for the best undergraduate final year project.