Adna Bliek, M. Sc. – Research Associate

Adna Bliek, M.Sc.

Research Associate

Department of Electrical Engineering
Chair of Autonomous Systems and Mechatronics

Room: Raum 02.032
Paul-Gordan-Str. 3/5
91052 Erlangen

Since February 2021, Adna Bliek is a doctoral candidate at the chair of Autonomous Systems at the Departments Electrical Engineering of FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg. She started her candidacy in October of 2020 at TU Dortmund in the Elastic Lightweight Robotics of Prof. Dr. Ing. Philipp Beckerle. She is currently working on the DFG funded TRAIN project.

Adna Bliek received her Bachelor’s degree in Artificial Intelligence from the Radboud University Nijmegen in 2018 and her Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence majoring in Robotics at the University of Groningen in 2020. She did a research internship at Umea University in Sweden working on her Master’s thesis, for which she received the Frauen-MINT-Award.

Research interest: human-robot interaction, cognitive modeling, human-in-the-loop, humanoid robots





Key references

A comprehensive list of publications can be found on Google Scholar or Research Gate.

  • Bliek, A., Bekrater-Bodmann, R., & Beckerle, P. (2021). Cognitive Models of Limb Embodiment in Structurally Varying Bodies: A Theoretical Perspective. Frontiers in psychology, 12.
  • Bliek, A., Bensch, S., & Hellström, T. (2020). How Can a Robot Trigger Human Backchanneling?. In 2020 29th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) (pp. 96-103). IEEE.
  • Cansev, M. E., Xue, H., Rottmann, N., Bliek, A., Miller, L. E., Rueckert, E., & Beckerle, P. (2021). Interactive Human–Robot Skill Transfer: A Review of Learning Methods and User Experience. Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2000247