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Academic and Teaching Staff

Dr Pengcheng Liu


My main research interests encompass robotics and autonomous systems & machine learning.

  • Bio-inspired & soft robotics.
  • Robot learning
  • Rehabilitation and medical robotics.
  • Human-adaptive Cyber-Physical Systems.
  • Nonlinear dynamical systems and adaptive control.

Please see my website for my latest research and my GoogleScholar for my publications.


  • PhD in Robotics and Control, 2017
  • MSc in Control Theory and Control Engineering, 2012
  • BEng in Measurement Control and Instrumentation, 2007


  • Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Computer Science, 2020 to present, University of York.
  • Senior Lecturer in Engineering and Design Technology, 2018-2020, Cardiff Metropolitan University.
  • Research Fellow, 2017-2018, LCAS & LIAT, University of Lincoln.
  • Research Assistant, 2016-2017, Bournemouth University.
  • Visiting Fellow, 2014-2015, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Visiting Fellow, 2014-2015, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
  • Deputy Head of Department, 2012-2013, Department of Automation, Zhongyuan University of Technology, China.
  • Lecturer in Automatic Control, 2008-2013, Zhongyuan University of Technology, China.
  • Member of IEEE, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society (SMC), IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) and IFAC.
  • Member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Bio Robotics, Soft Robotics, Robot Learning, and Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics.
  • Associate College Member, EPSRC Peer Review College
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Access.
  • Academic Editor, PeerJ Computer Science.


Contact details

Department of Computer Science
University of York
Deramore Lane
YO10 5GH

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325548

Office: CSE/030