Damien Chablat, CNRS Research Director; Digital Sciences Laboratory of Nantes. Head of the Robotics and Life team. Deputy Director of GDR 2088 Biomimicry and Bioinspiration
Damien Chablat obtained his PhD in mechanical engineering from the École Centrale de Nantes and the University of Nantes in 1998. For one year, he worked at the McGill University Intelligent Machines Centre with Professor Angeles. He joined the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) in 1999 to work in the Robotics group of the Institut de Recherche en Communications et Cybernétique de Nantes (IRCCyN).
He became a research director at the CNRS in 2011. Since 1 January 2017, he is in charge of the Robotics and Living team which studies humanoid robots, bioinspired robots and human-robot interaction. His research interests include robotics, parallel manipulator design, bio-inspired design and human fatigue assessment for industrial tasks.
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