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Zixi Chen [B.Eng. in Harbin Institute of Technology (Outstanding Graduate):2020, M.Sc. in Imperial College (distinction): 2021] is currently a Ph.D. student at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA) under the supervision of Prof. Cesare Stefanini. His research focuses on machine learning and soft robot control.

Zixi Chen was a research assistant at King’s College London and Tsinghua University. During this period his research focused on physical model based tactile sensor simulation.


Z. Chen, S. Zhang, S. Luo, et al. Tacchi: A Pluggable and Low Computational Cost Elastomer Deformation Simulator for Optical Tactile Sensors[J]. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2023.

S. Zhang, Z. Chen, Y. Gao, et al. Hardware technology of vision-based tactile sensor: A review[J]. IEEE Sensors Journal, 2022.