Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University
Seemal is a skilled Cranfield University control lead investigating Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI)-funded Airbus and EPSRC projects. With expertise in academia and industry, she prioritises human involvement in automation. She leads a research group (IFRA) specialising in industrial robotics, focusing on areas such as modular robotics, robotic path correction, imitation learning and coordinated swarm communication. As a co-investigator on EPSRC-funded projects, she plays a crucial role in developing frameworks and integrating the human factor in responsive manufacturing and industrial human-robot collaboration. Seemal's dedication to solving real-world problems while considering the wellbeing of operators demonstrates her commitment to advancing automation technologies in a safe and efficient manner.