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Dr Francesco Ciriello is an Academic Education Pathway Lecturer in Engineering at King’s College London, where he teaches interdisciplinary design and mechatronics, and supports laboratory activities throughout the department.

Francesco previously worked in the Education Group at MathWorks and provided consultancy services to educators and researchers on software development with MATLAB & Simulink. He has broad expertise in Simulation and Artificial Intelligence, with application to Robotics & Control systems, signal processing and IoT. He also holds a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge for his work in experimental fluid dynamics and a MEng in Civil Engineering from Imperial College London.

Francesco is also a visiting lecturer for continued professional development courses at the University of Oxford, where he teaches short courses on Artificial Intelligence for Cloud & Edge and Digital Twins: Enhancing Model-based design with Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality.

Research interests

  • Engineering education
  • Integrated design & simulation
  • Lab development & virtualisation
  • Robotics & control system design
  • Environmental fluid dynamics
  • Experimental fluids & flow measurement

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