Dr. Irfan Hussain
Dr. Irfan Hussain Assistant Professor
Teaching Areas
Research Interests

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Irfan Hussain is an Assistant Professor in Robotics and Mechanical Engineering at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE. He was an Associate Editor of RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob)-18. He received his PhD degree in Robotics from the University of Siena, Italy. He was a post doctorate researcher of the Robotics Institute at Khalifa University ofScience and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr. Hussain also worked as a post doctorate at the  Siena Robotics and System Lab (SIRSLab), Italy. He received his 2nd Level Master's degree in Automatica and Control Technologies from Politecnico Di Torino, Italy. He got MS degree in Mechatronics Engineering from National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. He received his B.Eng. in Mechatronics Engineering from Air University, Pakistan.

Dr. Hussain worked as a research assistant in Gyeongsang National University, South Korea, from 2012 to 2013. He was an intern engineer in Centro Ricerche Fiat (CRF), Italy. He worked as an assistant manager engineer in Trojans Pakistan from 2008 to 2011. His research interests include variable stiffness actuators, extra robotic limbs, medical robotics, wearable haptics, grasping, soft robotics, exoskeletons and prosthesis.

  • Ph.D., Robotics, University of Siena (taly)
  • M.Sc. II Level Specializing in Automation and Control Technologies, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
  • M.Sc., Mechatronics Engineering, National University of Science and Technology (Pakistan)
  • B.Eng., Mechatronics Engineering, AIR University (Pakistan)
Teaching Areas
  • Robotics
  • Mechatronics
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Control Engineering
Research Interests
  • Variable stiffness actuators
  • Extra robotic limbs
  • Medical robotics
  • Wearable haptics
  • Grasping and manipulation
  • Soft robotics
  • Exoskeletons
  • Prosthesis