Kefei Wen

Kefei Wen

Kefei Wen

Assistant Professor

B.S., M.S. (Yeungnam University), Ph.D. (Université Laval), Postdoctoral Fellowship (University of Toronto)

phone: (604) 822-8914
office: CEME 2203D

Research Interests

  • Kinematics, dynamics, and control of parallel mechanisms
  • Parallel continuum robots
  • Physical Human-robot cooperation

Current Research Work

  • Parallel mechanisms with kinematic redundancy
  • Design and modelling of parallel continuum robots

Selected Publications

  • K. Wen and J. Burgner-Kahrs, “Modelling and Analysis of Tendon-Driven Parallel Continuum Robots under Constant Curvature and Pseudo-Rigid Body Assumptions,” ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. (Accepted)
  • K. Wen, T. S. Nguyen, D. Harton, T. Laliberté and C. Gosselin, “A Backdrivable Kinematically Redundant (6+3)-Degree-of-Freedom Hybrid Parallel Robot for Intuitive Sensorless Physical Human–Robot Interaction,” in IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 1222-1238, Aug. 2021. (Honorable mention)
  • K. Wen and C. Gosselin, “Kinematically Redundant Hybrid Robots with Simple Singularity Conditions and Analytical Inverse Kinematic Solutions,” in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 3828-3835, Oct. 2019.

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