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Divya Haresh Shah

Robotics R&D - Mechanical
Post Doc
iCub Tech
Research center

Divya Shah received his B. Tech. degree in mechanical engineering from Mumbai University, India in 2015. He then graduated from the Erasmus+ European Masters on Advanced Robotics (EMARO+) with double degrees from the Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy and École Centrale de Nantes, France in 2017.

He was then affiliated with the iCubTech Facility at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) as a Ph.D. student from Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy. His doctoral research involved design of wrist and forearm mechanisms for enhanced humanoid dexterity focusing on parallel kinematics and tendon-driven mechanisms. He graduated with a Ph.D. in 2021 and currently continues as a postdoctoral research engineer with the iCubTech Facility. His current work involves design and development of compact and powerful joint modules for humanoid robots for the ergoCub project.


Title: PhD in Bioengineering and Robotics
Institute: University of Genoa
Location: Genoa
Country: Italy
From: 2017 To: 2021

Top Publications
Shah D., Savoldi M., Scalzo A., Mura A., Losi J., Gaggero V., Fiorio L., Maggiali M.
Towards design and development of new joint modules for humanoid ergoCub 2.0
IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots
Conference Paper Conference
Shah D., Parmiggiani A., Kim Y.-J.
Constant length tendon routing mechanism through axial joint
IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM, vol. 2020-July, pp. 753-758
Conference Paper Conference
Shah D., Wu Y., Scalzo A., Metta G., Parmiggiani A.
A comparison of robot wrist implementations for the iCub humanoid
Robotics, vol. 8, (no. 1)
Article Journal