Prof. Jian S Dai

Jian-DaiProfessor Jian S Dai
Professor of Mechanisms and Robotics

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 7848 2321


King’s College London
Department of Informatics
Centre for Robotics Research
Strand Campus, Office S1.25
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom


  • Chair in Mechanisms and Robotics.
  • Fellow of ASME, Fellow of IMechE, Member of IEEE
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng)
  • Past Chair of ASME UK & Ireland Section
  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics
  • Associate Editor of Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics

Research Interests

  • Kinematics and screw algebra
  • Mechanism theory and development
  • Reconfigurable mechanisms and robots
  • Manipulation theory and multifingered hands
  • Rehabilitation and medical robotics
  • Robotised packaging and industrial robotics

Please find the description of the MSc projects 2013 here.

Research Fundings


(Co-) Supervisor of Research Staff and Students

Research Associates

Aminzadeh, Vahid
Wei, Guowu
Zhang, Ketao

PhD Students/Candidates

Emmanouil, Evangelos
Qiu, Chen
Sun, Jie
Zhang, Xinsheng