Professor Stuart C Burgess

B.Sc., Ph.D.(Brun.), C.Eng., F.I.Mech.E.

  • BS8 1TR

1990 …2020

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Research interests

Efficiency modelling of mechanical systems including: structures, mechanisms, buildings and transport systems. Design and optimisation of robotic joints and limbs. Bio-inspired design and optimisation of engineering systems.

Industrial collaborators: British Olympic Cycling Team, Triumph, Jaguar, MOD, British Aerospace, Renold Chain.


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Research Output

A super-twisting observer for atomic-force reconstruction in a probe microscope

Zhang, K., Hatano, T., Tien Nguyen, T., Edwards, C., Herrmann, G., Burgess, S., Antognozzi, M., Khan, S., Harniman, R. & Miles, M., 1 Jan 2020, In : Control Engineering Practice. 94, 12 p., 104191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Investigating and characterising variability in CAD modelling: An overview

    Rosso, P., Gopsill, J. A., Hicks, B. J. & Burgess, S. C., 25 May 2020, CAD'20.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    Power optimization of a conical dielectric elastomer actuator for resonant robotic systems

    Cao, C., Gao, X., Burgess, S. C. & Conn, A. T., 1 Feb 2020, In : Extreme Mechanics Letters. 35, 8 p., 100619.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Activities

    External Examiner Engineering (Cambridge University)

    Stuart C Burgess (Examiner)

    1 Jun 201830 Sep 2020

    Activity: Examination typesExternal Examination and Supervision

    University of Cape Town

    Stuart C Burgess (Speaker)

    4 Aug 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

    BBC interview 26 August 2016

    Stuart C Burgess (Interviewee)

    26 Aug 2016

    Activity: Other activity typesMedia coverage or participation