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Gordon Cheng

Prof. Dr. Gordon Cheng

Regular member MCN, GSN associate faculty


Chair of Cognitive Systems, Institute for Cognitive Systems (ICS), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology


Institute for Cognitive Systems
Technische Universität München
Karlstrasse 45/II
D-80333 Munich

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 289-26800
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 289-25-724


Further Information

Research focus:Brain machines interface (BMI), humanoid non-verbal communication, humanoid interactions, vision-based mobile robot navigation

Key words: Cognition, technical systems, robot companions, robotic systems, mechanisms of human motor skill, information processing, computational brain modeling

Current GSN student:

Selected publications:

Mittendorfer P and Cheng G. (2011) Humanoid Multi-Modal Tactile Sensing Modules. Journal of Transactions on Robotics - Special Issue on Robotic Sense of Touch. IEEE Transactions on Robotics 27(3), 401-410.

Alfayad S, Ben Ouezdou F, Namoun F and Cheng G. (2011) High Performance Integrated Electro-Hydraulic Actuator for Robotics - Part II: Theoretical modelling, Simulation, Control & Comparison with real measurements. Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical 169(1): 124-132.

Thierry C and Gordon C. (2009) Social cognitive neuroscience and humanoid robotics. Journal of Physiology 103(3-5): 286-295.

Moren J, Ude A, Koene A and Gordon C. (2008) Biologically Based Top-Down Attention Modulation for Humanoid Interactions, International Journal of Humanoid Robotics (IJHR) 5(1): 3-24.

Chaminade T, Oztop E, Gordon C and Kawato M. (2008) From Self-Observation to Imitation: Visuomotor Association on a Robotic Hand. Brain Research Bulletin 75 (6):775-84.