Dr. Ali Kafash Hoshiar
University of Essex, United Kingdom
Biography: From 2015 to 2019, Dr Hoshiar worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher in GNU (S. Korea), DGIST-ETH (S. Korea), and University of Leeds (UK). Currently, he is an Assistant professor (Lecturer) in mechatronics and robotics at the University of Essex, faculty of computer science and electronic engineering (CSEE), and a member of robotics and embedded system research (RES) group. He is working on medical small-scale robots and published 32 peer-reviewed journal papers in micro/nanorobotics, including Soft Robotics, IEEE Transaction on Mechatronics, IEEE Robotics and Automation letters, Nanoscale. His research interests include medical micro/nanorobots, magnetic manipulation, electromagnetic actuation systems, magnetic particle imaging (MPI) systems, swarm microrobotics, soft magnetic miniature robots and soft small-scale robots.