Dr David Navarro-Alarcon, Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been appointed as a new Associate Editor by the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO). The editorial board of this journal is composed of world-renowned scholars in the robotics research community.
Published by IEEE, T-RO is a leading international journal dedicated to publishing research papers that represent major advances in the state-of-the-art on all aspects of robotics, featuring interdisciplinary approaches from computer science, control systems, electrical engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, and other fields. In 2021, T-RO was by far the most cited journal in robotics and the impact factor reached an all-time high.
Dr Navarro-Alarcon has been working in the area of robotics and controls over the years. He is the Principal Investigator of the Robotics and Machine Intelligence Laboratory (ROMI-Lab). His current research interests include perceptual robotics, adaptive behaviour, and control theory. The main goal of his scientific work is to establish new paradigms that explain the development of advanced sensorimotor capabilities in robots and intelligent machines. David follows a multidisciplinary approach to research. His investigations combine knowledge from various fields such as analytical mechanics and physics, control theory, computing, perception and neurosciences.