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Bowen Yi
B.Eng., PhD (SJTU), Postdoc (USyd, UTS)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Control theory (nonlinear control and estimation)
  • Robotics (soft robotics, navigation)
  • System identification and robust learning
  • Nonlinear observers
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2509 Control systems
  • 2952 Linear and non-linear systems
  • 2601 Robotic control and automation
  • 2501 Power systems
  • 2510 Adaptive, learning and evolutionary systems
  • 2956 Optimization and optimal control theory




Bowen Yi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal. He received a PhD degree in Control Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in September 2019. Subsequently, he held research positions at several institutes, such as Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes, CNRS, France; the Australian Centre for Robotics (ACFR), The University of Sydney, Australia; and the Robotics Institute, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. His research interests include the estimation and control of nonlinear systems, with a special emphasis on robotics.


  • ELE6209 – Navigation systems


  • PhD, Control Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University