Emeritus Professor Lakmal Seneviratne
Professor of Mechatronics
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7848 2236
King’s College London
Department of Informatics
Centre for Robotics Research
Strand Campus, Office S1.20
London WC2R 2LS
Professor Seneviratne obtained a BSc (Eng.) and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from King’s College London. He was a research associate at University College London and an engineer at GEC Energy Systems Ltd, prior to joining King’s College London as a lecturer.
He is currently a Professor of Mechatronics.
Robotics and automation, with special emphasis on the use of engineering mechanics based algorithms to create intelligent behaviour in a variety of mechatronic applications.
- Robotics – Modelling and control of robotic systems interacting with complex dynamic environments. Robotic excavation systems. Robotic assembly systems. Autonomous rough terrain navigation of outdoor vehicles.
- Automation – Threaded fastening systems. Conform extrusion machinery. Parts feeding machinery.
- Monitoring and Inspection Systems – Sewer pipes, Mine detection.
(Co-) Supervisor of Research Staff and Students