Yan Wu is a Research Scientist and the Assistant Head of the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Department, A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore. Yan received his BA(Hons) in Engineering from the University of Cambridge in 2007, and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2013. From Aug 2012, he worked concurrently at the UCL Institute of Child Health as a Research Associate and Great Ormond Street Hospital as a Research Fellow. Since Dec 2013, he has been with the A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore. Yan’s research interests lie in the area of robot dexterity. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.