Dr. Sylvain Calinon

Academic Supervisor

Short biography

Dr Sylvain Calinon is a Senior Researcher at the Idiap Research Institute. He is also a lecturer at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL). From 2009 to 2014, he was a Team Leader at the Department of Advanced Robotics, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT). From 2007 to 2009, he was a Postdoc at the Learning Algorithms and Systems Laboratory, EPFL, where he obtained his PhD in 2007. He is the author of 100+ publications at the crossroad of robot learning, adaptive control and human-robot interaction, with recognition including Best Paper Awards in the Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics (2017) and at IEEE Ro-Man'2007, as well as Best Paper Award Finalist at ICRA'2016, ICIRA'2015, IROS'2013 and Humanoids'2009. He currently serves as Associate Editor in IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO) and  IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L).

Research interests

Robotics, machine learning

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