Nathan Lapora

Nathan F. Lepora a Professor of Robotics & AI who leads the Dexterous Robotics Group in Bristol Robotics Laboratory.

He originally trained in Mathematics at the University of Cambridge then continued to a PhD and Research Fellowship in Theoretical Physics. He started a second career as a writer, focussing on science education, recently authoring ‘Robots!’ with Penguin House publishing. He changed fields in academia as a Research Associate in Computational Neuroscience then Biomimetic Robotics at the Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield.