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Dr Leo Wu

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For more details, please visit his homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/wuliaothu/

If you are interested in pursuing a PhD with Dr Liao Wu, please send a copy of PDF combining your CV, Transcripts, Representative Publications, and English Test Results to liao.wu@unsw.edu.au.

Dr Liao "Leo" Wu is currently a Lecturer with the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. 

He received the...view more

For more details, please visit his homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/wuliaothu/

If you are interested in pursuing a PhD with Dr Liao Wu, please send a copy of PDF combining your CV, Transcripts, Representative Publications, and English Test Results to liao.wu@unsw.edu.au.

Dr Liao "Leo" Wu is currently a Lecturer with the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. 

He received the BS and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. From 2013 to 2015, he was a Research Fellow at National University of Singapore. He then worked as a Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia from 2016 to 2018. From 2019, he joined UNSW as a lecturer in robotics. He has also been affiliated with the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision, an ARC Centre of Excellence since 2016.

His current research focuses on medical robotics, including flexible robots and intelligent perception for minimally invasive surgery. His research interests have also covered Lie groups theory in robotics, kinematic modelling and calibration, etc.


My Qualifications

Sep 2008 - Jul 2013      PhD in Mechanical Engineering                              Tsinghua University

Sep 2004 - Jul 2008      BS in Mechanical Engineering and Automation      Tsinghua University


My Awards

2018               QUT IHBI Early Career Researcher Development Scheme

2017               Associate Fellowship of Higher Education Academy

2017               QUT ECARD/VCRF Travel Fellowship

2016-2018      QUT Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship

2015               ICIA 2015 Best Paper Finalist

2008               Outstanding Graduate of Beijing

2008               Excellent Graduate of Tsinghua University

2007               Chinese National Encouragement Scholarship

2006               Tsinghua Daimler-Chrysler Scholarship

2005               Tsinghua Want-Want Scholarship


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Intelligent robots for minimally invasive surgery


Currently supervising

Mr Jian Hu (PhD Candidate): Sensing of flexible surgical robots


My Teaching

MTRN4110 Robot Design (T2 2019)

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Location

Room 301C, Ainsworth Building J17

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Contact

+61 (2) 9385 6548