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Tareq Assaf is a Lecturer in Robotics Engineering. His research interests lie in the areas of robotics and bio-inspired robotics. His multi-disciplinary background expertise range from tactile sensing to bio-inspired platform development.

Tareq is currently developing his line of research on artificial sensing, in particular focusing on large scale tactile systems. He is also interested in the application of bio-inspired robotics approach to both robotics and day to day activities.


Research interests


-  Bio-inspired robotics

- Tactile skin-like lattice

-  Soft robotics

-  Distributed systems

Willing to supervise PhD


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Research Output 2015 2016

3 Citations

Cerebellar-inspired algorithm for adaptive control of nonlinear dielectric elastomer-based artificial muscle

Wilson, E., Assaf, T., Pearson, M., Rossiter, J., Anderson, S., Porrill, J. & Dean, P., Sep 2016, In : Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 13, 122, p. 1 - 15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Brain Stem

Emergent Behaviors in a Bio-Inspired Platform Controlled by a Physical Cellular Automata Cluster

Assaf, T., Mayne, R., Adamatzky, A. & Chris, M., 31 Aug 2016, In : Biomimetics - MDPI. 1, 1, 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cellular automata
6 Citations

Biohybrid control of general linear systems using the adaptive filter model of cerebellum

Wilson, E. D., Assaf, T., Pearson, M. J., Rossiter, J. M., Dean, P., Anderson, S. R. & Porrill, J., 20 Jul 2015, In : Frontiers in Neurorobotics. 9, 5, 13 p., 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Adaptive filters
Linear systems
Velocity control
Model reference adaptive control
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Control-focused, nonlinear and time-varying modelling of dielectric elastomer actuators with frequency response analysis

Jacobs, W. R., Wilson, E. D., Assaf, T., Rossiter, J., Dodd, T. J., Porrill, J. & Anderson, S. R., 1 May 2015, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 24, 5, 11 p., 055002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

frequency response
Frequency response