Fei Chen

Researcher
Leader, Active Perception and Robot Interactive Learning Laboratory

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About

Education/Work Experience:

Researcher: 2020.1 - NOW Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

Postdoc: 2013.6 - 2019.12 Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

Postdoc: 2012.4 - 2013.3 Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

PhD: 2008.10 - 2012.3 Robotics at Fukuda Lab, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

MSc: 2006.9 - 2008. 6 Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China

BSc: 2002.9 - 2006. 6 Computer Science, Xi'an Jiao Tong University, Xi'an, China

Research Interest:

robot manipulation, robot perception and learning.

Role and Research Activities:

I am currently a researcher, leading the Active Perception and Robot Interactive Laboratory with the Department of Advanced Robotics at IIT.

For more details of my research activities, check the lab webpage HERE.

Contact:

fei.chen -at- iit.it

IIT Publications

  • 2020
  • Li M., Yang Z., Zha F., Wang X., Wang P., Li P., Ren Q., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    Design and analysis of a whole-body controller for a velocity controlled robot mobile manipulator

    Science China Information Sciences, vol. 63, (no. 7)
  • 2019
  • Li J., Zhong J., Chen F.iit, Yang C.
    DOI

    An Incremental Learning Framework for Skeletal-based Hand Gesture Recognition with Leap Motion

    9th IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems, CYBER 2019, pp. 13-18
  • Guo W., Qiu S., Zha F., Deng J., Wang X., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    A novel active balance assistive control strategy based on virtual stiffness model of XCoM

    Assembly Automation, vol. 40, (no. 1), pp. 132-142
  • Guo W., Zhu F., Zha F., Wang X., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    A Novel Single Step Balance Assessment Method Based on Swing Foot Chasing Capture Point

    ICARM 2018 - 2018 3rd International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, pp. 443-450
  • Qiu S., Guo W., Wang P., Chen F.iit, Zha F., Wang X., Deng J.
    DOI

    A Unified Active Assistance Control Framework of Hip Exoskeleton for Walking and Balance Assistance∗

    IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 8185-8192
  • Li J., Li Z., Chen F.iit, Bicchi A., Sun Y., Fukuda T.
    DOI

    Combined Sensing, Cognition, Learning, and Control for Developing Future Neuro-Robotics Systems: A Survey

    IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, vol. 11, (no. 2), pp. 148-161
  • Li M., Guo R., Zha F., Chen F.iit, Huang J.
    DOI

    Control Method for the Balance Recovery of Indirect Tight Coordination Task Based on Force Sensor

    Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO, vol. 2018-September, pp. 15-20
  • Dong Z., Gao Y., Ren Q., Yan Y., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    Depth generation network: Estimating real world depth from stereo and depth images

    Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, vol. 2019-May, pp. 7201-7206
  • Liang W., Cao J., Chi H., You Y., Chen F.iit, Ren Q.
    DOI

    Design and motion control of antagonistic soft actuators

    Proceedings of the 14th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, ICIEA 2019, pp. 1617-1622
  • Chen F.iit, Selvaggio M., Caldwell D.G.iit
    DOI

    Dexterous Grasping by Manipulability Selection for Mobile Manipulator with Visual Guidance

    IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 15, (no. 2), pp. 1202-1210
  • Li Z., Chen F.iit, Bicchi A.iit, Sun Y., Fukuda T.
    DOI

    Guest Editorial Neuro-Robotics Systems: Sensing, Cognition, Learning, and Control

    IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, vol. 11, (no. 2), pp. 145-147
  • Carter-Davies D., Chen J., Chen F.iit, Li M., Yang C.
    DOI

    Mechatronic Design and Control of a 3D Printed Low Cost Robotic Upper Limb

    2018 11th International Workshop on Human Friendly Robotics, HFR 2018, pp. 1-6
  • Zhang M., Huang J., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    Super twisting control algorithm for Velocity Control of Mobile Wheeled Inverted Pendulum Systems

    Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO, vol. 2018-September, pp. 3-8
  • Zha F., Li H., Wang P., Chen F.iit, Wang X.
    DOI

    The Analysis of Alternating SLIP Model on Spinal Quadruped Robot in Bounding Gait

    ICARM 2018 - 2018 3rd International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, pp. 420-425
  • Zha F., Sheng W., Guo W., Qiu S., Wang X., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    The exoskeleton balance assistance control strategy based on single step balance assessment

    Applied Sciences (Switzerland), vol. 9, (no. 5)
  • Li C., Ren Q., Chen F.iit, Li P.
    DOI

    Vision-Based Formation Control of a Heterogeneous Unmanned System

    IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), vol. 2019-October, pp. 5299-5304
  • 2018
  • Dong Z., Gao Y., Zhang J., Yan Y., Wang X., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    HoPE: Horizontal plane extractor for cluttered 3D scenes

    Sensors, vol. 18, (no. 10)
  • Chen F.iit, Li Z., Philip Chen C.L., Agaian S.
    DOI

    Introduction to the Special Issue on Human Cooperative Wearable Robotic Systems

    IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 3, (no. 1), pp. 466-468
  • Zha F., Liu Y., Wang X., Chen F.iit, Li J., Guo W.
    DOI

    Robot motion planning method based on incremental high-dimensional mixture probabilistic model

    Complexity, vol. 2018
  • Fukuda T., Chen F.iit, Shi Q.
    DOI

    Special feature on bio-inspired robotics

    Applied Sciences (Switzerland), vol. 8, (no. 5)
  • Li M., Deng J., Zha F., Qiu S., Wang X., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    Towards online estimation of human joint muscular torque with a lower limb exoskeleton robot

    Applied Sciences (Switzerland), vol. 8, (no. 9)
  • 2017
  • Ye W., Li Z., Yang C., Chen F.iit, Su C.-Y.
    DOI

    Motion Detection Enhanced Control of an Upper Limb Exoskeleton Robot for Rehabilitation Training

    International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, vol. 14, (no. 1)
  • LI Z., Zhao T., Chen F.iit, Hu Y., Su C., Fukuda T.
    DOI

    Reinforcement Learning of Manipulation and Grasping using Dynamical Movement Primitives for a Humanoid-like Mobile Manipulator

    IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics
  • Canali C.iit, Rahman N., Chen F.iit, D'imperio M.iit, Caldwell D.iit, Cannella F.iit
    DOI

    Theoretical and Kinematic Solution of High Reconfigurable Grasping for Industrial Manufacturing

    Procedia Manufacturing, vol. 11, pp. 265-274
  • Canali C.iit, Rahman N.iit, Chen F.iit, D'Imperio M., Caldwell D.G.iit, Cannella F.iit

    Theoretical and Kinematic Solution of High Reconfigurable Grasping for Industrial Manufacturing

    FAIM
  • Selvaggio M., Grazioso S., Notomista G., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    Towards a self-collision aware teleoperation framework for compound robots

    2017 IEEE World Haptics Conference, WHC 2017, pp. 460-465
  • 2016
  • Yang C., Yang R., Na J., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    Adaptive RBFNN control of robot manipulators with finite-time convergence

    IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference), pp. 42-47
  • Chen F.iit, Cannella F.iit, Huang J., Sasaki H., Fukuda T.
    DOI

    A Study on Error Recovery Search Strategies of Electronic Connector Mating for Robotic Fault-Tolerant Assembly

    Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications, vol. 81, (no. 2), pp. 257-271
  • Selvaggio M.iit, Notomista G.iit, Chen F.iit, Gao B.iit, Trapani F.iit, Caldwell D.iit
    DOI

    Enhancing bilateral teleoperation using camera-based online virtual fixtures generation

    IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, vol. 2016-November, pp. 1483-1488
  • Liu M., Zhong X., Wang X., Chen F.iit, Zha F., Guo W.
    DOI

    Motion control for a single-legged robot

    ICARM 2016 - 2016 International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, pp. 336-341
  • Yang C., Chen J., Chen F.iit
    DOI

    Neural learning enhanced teleoperation control of Baxter robot using IMU based Motion Capture

    2016 22nd International Conference on Automation and Computing, ICAC 2016: Tackling the New Challenges in Automation and Computing, pp. 389-394
  • Cannella F.iit, Dimperio M.iit, Canali C.iit, Rahman N.iit, Chen F.iit, Catelani D., Caldwell D.G.iit, Dai J.S.
    DOI

    Origami carton folding analysis using flexible panels

    Mechanisms and Machine Science, vol. 36, pp. 95-106
  • Gao B.iit, Chen F.iit, Trapani F.iit, Selvaggio M.iit, Caldwell D.iit
    DOI

    Robust object localization based on error patterns learning for dexterous mobile manipulation

    ICARM 2016 - 2016 International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, pp. 213-218
  • Selvaggio M.iit, Chen F.iit, Gao B.iit, Notomista G.iit, Trapani F.iit, Caldwell D.iit
    DOI

    Vision based virtual fixture generation for teleoperated robotic manipulation

    ICARM 2016 - 2016 International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, pp. 190-195
  • 2015
  • Rahman N.iit, D'Imperio M.iit, Carbonari L.iit, Chen F.iit, Canali C.iit, Caldwell D.G.iit, Cannella F.iit
    DOI

    A novel bio-inspired modular gripper for in-hand manipulation

    2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE-ROBIO 2015, pp. 7-12
  • Chen F.iit, Carbonari L.iit, Canali C.iit, D'imperio M.iit, Cannella F.iit
    DOI

    Design of a novel dexterous robotic gripper for in-hand twisting and positioning within assembly automation

    Assembly Automation, vol. 35, (no. 3), pp. 259-268
  • D'Imperio M.iit, Cannella F.iit, Chen F.iit, Carbonari L.iit, Catelani D., Caldwell D.G.iit

    Dynamic analysis using numerical multi-body approach for quadruped robots

    Proceedings of the ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics 2015, Multibody Dynamics 2015, pp. 1400-1410
  • Chen F.iit, Zhong Q., Cannella F.iit, Sekiyama K., Fukuda T.
    DOI

    Hand gesture modeling and recognition for human and robot interactive assembly using hidden markov models

    International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, vol. 12
  • 2014
  • Canali C.iit, Cannella F.iit, Chen F.iit, Sofia G.iit, Eytan A., Caldwell D.G.iit
    DOI

    An automatic assembly parts detection and grasping system for industrial manufacturing

    IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
  • Chen F.iit, Cannella F.iit, Canali C.iit, D'Imperio M.iit, Hauptman T.iit, Sofia G.iit, Caldwell D.iit
    DOI

    A study on data-driven in-hand twisting process using a novel dexterous robotic gripper for assembly automation

    IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 4470-4475
  • Chen F.iit, Cannella F.iit, Sasaki H., Canali C.iit, Fukuda T.
    DOI

    Error recovery strategies for electronic connectors mating in robotic fault-tolerant assembly system

    MESA 2014 - 10th IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Conference Proceedings
  • Canali C.iit, Cannella F.iit, Chen F.iit, Hauptman T.iit, Sofia G.iit, Caldwell D.G.iit, Eytan A.A.
    DOI

    High reconfigurable robotic gripper for flexible assembly

    Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, vol. 5B
  • Chen F.iit, Cannella F.iit, Canali C.iit, Hauptman T.iit, Sofia G.iit, Caldwell D.iit
    DOI

    In-hand precise twisting and positioning by a novel dexterous robotic gripper for industrial high-speed assembly

    Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 270-275
  • D'Imperio M.iit, Cannella F.iit, Chen F.iit, Catelani D., Semini C.iit, Caldwell D.G.iit
    DOI

    Modelling legged robot multi-body dynamics using hierarchical virtual prototype design

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8608 LNAI, pp. 59-71
  • Chen F.iit, Sekiyama K., Cannella F.iit, Fukuda T.
    DOI

    Optimal subtask allocation for human and robot collaboration within hybrid assembly system

    IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 11, (no. 4), pp. 1065-1075
  • 2013
  • Cannella F.iit, Chen F.iit, Canali C.iit, Eytan A., Bottero A., Caldwell D.iit
    DOI

    Design of an industrial robotic gripper for precise twisting and positioning in high-speed assembly

    2013 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2013, pp. 443-448
  • Chen F.iit, Cannella F.iit, Canali C.iit, Eytan A., Bottero A., Caldwell D.iit
    DOI

    Theoretical and kinematic solution of high reconfigurable grasping for industrial manufacturing

    2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO 2013, pp. 734-739
  • 2012
  • Chen F., Sekiyama K., Fukuda T.
    DOI

    A genetic algorithm for subtask allocation within human and robot coordinated assembly

    2012 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science, MHS 2012, pp. 507-511
  • Di P., Huang J., Sekiyama K., He S., Nakagawa S., Chen F., Fukuda T.
    DOI

    Optimal posture control for stability of intelligent cane robot

    Proceedings - IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, pp. 725-730
  • Di P., Sekiyama K., Huang J., Nakagawa S., Chen F., Fukuda T.
    DOI

    Real time posture control for stability improvement of intelligent cane robot

    2012 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science, MHS 2012, pp. 346-351