Agostino Stilli

AgostinoAgostino Stilli, BEng, MEng
PhD Student





Agostino Stilli is a PhD student under the supervision of Kaspar Althoefer, Thrishantha Nanayakkara  and Hongbin Liu. He received his BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering and his MEng in Electrical and Automation Engineering at University of Florence (Italy). He spent also six months at Southern Denmark University in Odense (Denmark) during his master degree course. He worked during his master thesis on an italian archeological underwater exploration project called Thesaurus.

He joined the Centre for Robotics Research in September 2013 focusing his research on continuum manipulator for minimal invasive surgery. His research is part of the EU FP7 project called STIFF-FLOP.

Description of Research

  • Mechanical design of mechatronics system.
  • Medical robotics.
  • Flexible and soft manipulators.
  • Modelling and control of continuum robots.