Robin Thandiackal received his BSc/MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETH). During his studies he focused on topics of Robotics, Control, Image Analysis and Computer Vision.
He joined the Biorobotics Laboratory at EPFL in September 2012 and obained his PhD in May 2017. His main research interest is in undulatory locomotion and includes especially swimming and amphibious robotics. His focus is on aspects of sensory feedback mechanisms that can shape emergent locomotion patterns in various environments.