Lu Li



Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute NSH A403
5000 Forbes Ave
Phone: (216) 835-2823
Email: lilu12[a]andrew[dot]cmu[dot]edu
Focus Area: Mechatronic System Design, Biologically Inspired Robotics and Mobile Robotics.
Advanced Circuits Design: HDI PCB Design, Altium Designer, Eagle.
Embedded System development: C51, AVR, ARM7, ARM Cortex-M, Application Processors.
Mechanical design: CAD (Solidworks & etc.), Manual and CNC Machining.
Programming: C/C++, Matlab, Python, Verilog, VHDL.
Art Skill: Craftsman, Technical Sketching, Painting, Digital and Film Photography.
Outdoor: Trekking, Pathfinder Survival Training (Basic and Pioneer Certificate & Badge).


The Biorobotics Lab, the Robotics Institute. JUN 2012 - Present

Carnegie Mellon University,Pittsburgh,PA,USA. Systems Software/Hardware Engineer

• Electromechanical and software systems design for bio-inspired and mobile robot.
• Vision based localization and mapping research.
• Tactile Sensors development for modular snake robot.
• 3D depth and Thermal Vision system development for industrial automation and robotics.

The Center for Biologically Inspired Robotics Research. AUG 2011 - Present

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA. Research Assistant

• Embedded Control System and Gait Events Detection Algorithm Design for Hybrid
Neuroptosthesis (HNP), Master’s Thesis Research.
• Autonomous Snowplow Robot, 4th Place in Institute of Navigation (ION) Competition.

Micro and Bio Robotics Lab, State Key Laboratory of Robotics and System. MAY 2008 – JUL 2011

Harbin Institute of Technology, China. Research Assistant

• Sensor and electronics design for Mining Rescue Robot.
• Flexible electrostatic attraction climbing robot research and design.


Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA Aug 2011 – Aug 2014

M.S. in Engineering, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. GPA 3.86/4.0

Harbin Institute of Technology, China. Sep 2006 – Jul 2010

Bachelor of Engineering, School of Mechatronics Engineering. Honors Student