Teresa Zielińska

prof. dr hab. Teresa Zielińska

  • Warsaw University of Technology
  • Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering

Full professor in  technical sciences, deputy-director of the Institute  of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics of Warsaw University of Technology (WUT). She graduated from the  Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology of WUT (M.Sc.), received Ph.D. from  the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering of WUT and habilitation from the Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She is employed by WUT and is a member of  the Committee  of Automatic Control  and Robotics  of the Polish Academy of Sciences, vice-chair of  the Polish IEEE Robotics and Automation Section (2016-2019) and Secretary General of International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM) (2011-2019) http://iftomm.net/.

She is the local coordinator of  international program European Master of Advanced Robotics (EMARO), member of the Team of Experts of the Ministry of Science and  Higher Education (2017-2018). She has conducted research in several universities: Politechnic University of Turin (within a grant awarded by the Italian Ministry of Education), Loughborough University of Technology (Great Britain, grant awarded by the Science and Engineering  Research Council), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) – employed as a senior fellow.  Visiting professor at: National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia), Keio University (Hiyoshi, Japan), Shanghaji Jiaotong University (Shanghai, China). She cooperated  with   Ohio State University (USA)  within the   Poland-USA Marie Curie-Skłodowska Fund. She is a co-recipient  of 2  national patents  and author or co-author of 300 publications.  Teresa Zielinska received the award  of the  Minister of  Higher Education (Poland)  for her  research monograph, Gold Cross of Merit and Medal of the  Commission of National Education as well as many  university awards for her research.

Her research interest concern robotics, in that development of real-time control systems, motion synthesis and design of novel  robotic systems. Teresa  Zielinska  also works on  walking machines, humanoids and mobile robots. She also developed a sensor prototype for measuring shear forces and the  control system for the team of autonomous walking machines. Currently she focuses on bio-robotics. She is a member of the editorial boards of several  national and   international journals. She managed or participated  in  national,  European and international research grants.