Short CV/Education and training

  • Teresa Zielinska (IEEE from 1995, Senior Member from 2005) received her M.Sc. degree in automatic control and Ph.D. degree in robotics from Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), Poland. In 1995 she obtained habilitation (D.Sc.) in biocybernerics from the Polish Academy of Sciences.

  • She is a full professor at the Faculty of Power and Aerospace Engineering, WUT. She was a vice-chair of the Polish Branch of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (since 2016), and the Secretary General of IFToMM (since 2011) -- International Federation for Promotion of Machines and Mechanism Systems.

  • She was a senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and visiting professor at Keio University (Japan), Shanghai Jiaotong Univesity (China), Griffith University (Australia), National University of Singapore (Singapore).

  • Prof. Zielinska is the author or co-author of over 300 publications and co-holder of 2 patents. She is serving as an expert and reviewer.

Selected publications

  • Chen Lei, Zielińska Teresa, Wang Jikun [i in.] : Solution of an Inverse Kinematics Problem Using the Dual Quaternion, w: International Journal of Applied Mathematics & Computer Science, vol. 30, nr 2, 2020, ss. 351-361, DOI:10.34768/amcs-2020-0027

  • Dutta Vibekananda, Zielińska Teresa: Prognosing Human Activity Using Actions Forecast and Structured Database, w: IEEE Access, 2020, ss. 1-19, DOI:10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2963933

  • Zielińska Teresa, Ge Weimin: Slip reduction method dedicated for autonomous wheeled platforms, w: International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation, vol. 7, nr 4, 2020, ss. 201-211, DOI:10.1504/IJMA.2020.10032691

  • Ceccarelli Marco, Huang Tian, Zielińska Teresa [i in.] : Celebrations for the 50-Year Anniversary of IFToMM, w: Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, 2019, ss. 1-4, DOI:10.1007/s42417-019-00171-8

  • Dutta Vibekananda, Zielińska Teresa: Predicting Human Actions Taking into Account Object Affordances, w: Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, vol. 93, nr 3-4, 2019, ss. 745-761, DOI:10.1007/s10846-018-0815-7

  • Hussain Razeen, Zielińska Teresa, Hexel Rene: Finite state automaton based control system for walking machines, w: International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 2019, ss. 1-14, DOI:10.1177/1729881419853182

  • Szumowski Maksymilian , Żurawska Magdalena , Zielińska Teresa: Preview Control applied for humanoid robot motion generation, w: Archives of Control Sciences, vol. 29, nr 1, 2019, ss. 111-132, DOI:10.24425/acs.2019.127526

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Design and development of novel sensor of shear forces measurement – grant of Sciences and Engineering Research Council England – Loughborough University of Technology

  • Novel prototypes of walking machines (advising in mechanical design, expertises) – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • Design and implementation of the real-time control system for the team of autonomous walking machines – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • Navigation method for the team of walking machines – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • Design and implementation of communication protocol for embedded system (implemented in control hardware for walking machines) – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • Elaboration and testing of novel wheels slip reduction method together with control algorithm – Warsaw University of Technology, Keio University Japan

  • The concept of passive compliance supporting postural stability of humanoid robots – Warsaw University of Technology

  • The method of humanoid robots gait trajectories generation using coupled oscillators – Warsaw University of Technology

  • Contribution to project on novel robotics system for machining the big flexible sheets (contribution to the concept of robots and robotic heads motion planning)

  • Design and development of open control system for industrial manipulators IRP-6 (member of the team) – Warsaw University of Technology

  • Design and implementation of control system for hydraulically powered four legged walking machine – Warsaw University of Technology

  • Elaboration of the free gait generation method for quadrupeds

  • Development of new methods for EMG signals and muscle forces processing using artificial neural networks for the purpose of exoskeletons development

  • Analysis of the footwear influence to the work of lower limbs muscles and to the adjustment of the body posture (research important for humanoid robots motion synthesis)

  • The strategies of environment exploration by the groups of mobile robots

  • Elaboration of the methodology for walking machines control systems development and motion synthesis (the book on this topic got the ministry award)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Secretary General, International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM), 2011 – 2019

  • Member of Control and Robotics Committee Polish Academy of Sciences

  • IEEE Senior member

  • Member of Council of Polish National Science Center

Additional qualifications

  • Training in: Risk Management, Human Resources Management

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Openness to diverse cultures


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