Associate Professor Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering

Work Experience

2016.11~ present Associate Professor (tenured), Dept. of MEE, SUSTech

2010.12~2016.11 Associate Professor, Dept. of ME, Tsinghua University

2011.09~2012.09 Visiting Scholar, Dept. of ME, University of Michigan

2007.02~2010.12 Assistant Professor, Dept. of ME , Tsinghua University


2002.09~2007.01, Ph.D. ME,  Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

1998.09~2002.07, B.S.   ME, Tongji University, Shanghai, China


2018, Competition of Neuro Prosthesis Technology Innovation, 2nd place

2018, WRC Tri-Co Robots Challenge, best collaboration team award

2014, Excellent Mentor in Tsinghua University

2010, Teaching Excellence Award in Tsinghua University

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Walking principles, prosthesis, exoskeletons, legged robots, HRI.

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Yang L, Zhang J, Xu Y, Chen K, Fu C*. Energy Performance Analysis of a Suspended Backpack with an Optimally Controlled Variable Damper for Human Load Carriage. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2019 (accepted, in press).

Zhang K, Xiong C, Zhang W, Liu H, Lai D, Rong Y, Fu C*. Environmental Features Recognition for Lower Limb Prostheses Toward Predictive Walking. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 27(3): 465-476, 2019.

Hao M, Chen K, Fu C*. Smoother-based 3D Foot Trajectory Estimation Using Inertial Sensors. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. doi:10.1109/TBME.2019.2907322, 2019.

Zhang K, Zhang W, Xiao W, Liu H, de Silva C. W., Fu C*. Sequential Decision Fusion for Environmental Classification in Assistive Walking. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 27(9): 1780-1790, 2019.

Liu J, Xiong C, Fu C*. An Ankle Exoskeleton Using Lightweight Motor to Create High Power Assistance for Push-off. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 11(4): 041001-041001-10. 2019.

Hao M, Chen K, Fu C*. Effects of Hip Torque during Step-to-step Transition on Center-of-Mass Dynamics during Human Walking Examined with Numerical Simulation. Journal of Biomechanics, 90: 33-39, 2019.

Luo J, Su Y, Ruan L, Zhao Y, Kim D, Sentis L, Fu C*. Robust Bipedal Locomotion Based on a Hierarchical Control Structure. Robotica. 37(10): 1750-1767, 2019.

Qin M, Yu Z, Chen X, Meng L, Huang Q, Fu C. Computationally Efficient Coordinate Transformation for Field-Oriented Control Using Phase Shift of Linear Hall-Effect Sensor Signals. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. doi:10.1109/TIE.2019.2922920, 2019.

Zhang L, Fu C*. Predicting Foot Placement for Balance through a Simple Model with Swing Leg Dynamics. Journal of Biomechanics, 77: 155-162, 2018.

Wu Y, Wu Z, Fu C*. Continuous Arm Gesture Recognition Based on Natural Features and Logistic Regression. IEEE Sensors Journal, 18(19): 8143-8153, 2018.

Gao W, Jia Z, Fu C*. Increase the Feasible Step Region of Biped Robots through Active Vertical Flexion and Extension Motions. Robotica, 35(7): 1541-1561, 2017.

Wu Y, Chen K, Fu C*. Effects of Load Connection Form on Efficiency and Kinetics of Biped Walking. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 8(6): 061015-061015-10, 2016.

Wu Y, Chen K, Fu C*. Natural Gesture Modeling and Recognition Approach Based on Joint Movements and Arm Orientations. IEEE Sensors Journal, 16(21): 7753-7761, 2016.

Fu C*, Wang J, Chen K, Yu Z, Huang Q. A Walking Control Strategy Combining Global Sensory Reflex and Leg Synchronization. Robotica, 34(5): 973-994, 2016.

Fu C*, Tan F, Chen K. A Simple Walking Strategy for Biped Walking Based on an Intermittent Sinusoidal Oscillator. Robotica, 28(6): 869-884, 2010.

Fu C*, Chen K. Gait Synthesis and Sensory Control of Stair-climbing for a Humanoid Robot. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 55(5): 2111-2120, 2008.

Tan F, Fu C*, Chen K. Biped Blind Walking on Changing Slope with Reflex Control System. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Anchorage, Alaska, USA. May 2010. 1709-1714.

Fu C*. Perturbation Recovery of Biped Walking by Updating the Footstep. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). Chicago, USA. September 2014. 2509-2514.

Fu C*, Shuai M, Huang Y, Wang J, Chen K. Parametric Walking Patterns and Optimum Atlases for Underactuated Biped Robots. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). Beijing, China. October 2006. 342-347.

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