Dr Jianglin Lan

  • Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (Autonomous Systems & Connectivity)
  • Affiliate (School of Engineering)


Work Experience:

  • Leverhulme Early Career Fellow and Proleptic Lecturer in Autonomous Systems, University of Glasgow, May 2022 - present
  • Research Associate, Imperial College London, May 2021 - April 2022
  • Research Associate, University of Glasgow, December 2020 - April 2021
  • Research Associate, Loughborough University, November 2018 - November 2020
  • Research Associate, University of Sheffield, August 2017 - November 2018


  • PhD in Intelligent Systems Engineering, University of Hull, 2017
  • MSc in Control Theory and Control Engineering, South China University of Technology, 2014
  • BEng in Automation, South China Agricultural University, 2011


Research interests

Dr Lan is currently working on the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship project "Decarbonising Machine Learning for Robust and Safe Autonomous Systems". His research interests include but are not limited to:

  • Low-carbon machine learning techniques
  • Safe and robust autonomy
  • Monitoring and verification of learning-enabled systems
  • Data-driven control
  • Fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control
  • Applications: autonomous vehicles, UAV, robotics

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  • Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship & UofG LKAS Leadership Fellowship, "Decarbonising Machine Learning for Safe and Robust Autonomous Systems", PI, £383k, 2022-2025


Dr Lan always welcomes enquiries to supervise research students and visiting students/scholars in his research areas.

 PhD project is currently advertised here!

Current PhD students:

  • Mr Qikun Chen (2022-), Causal decision making of autonomous systems (Second Supervisor)
  • Mr Yang Liu (2022-), Multi-sensor fusion of autonomous vehicles (Second Supervisor)
  • Mr Harikrishnan Vijayakumar (2019-), Safe decision making of autonomous vehicles (Second Supervisor)

Professional activities & recognition

Research fellowships

  • 2022 - 2025: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
  • 2022 - 2025: Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Felllowship

Additional information

  1. Reviewer for journals and conferences: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Automatica, Systems & Control Letters, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Renewable Energy, International Conference on Control and Fault-Tolerant Systems, American Control Conference, IFAC SafeProcess, ICML, etc.
  2. Research collaborations:
  • Imperial College London, UK
  • University of Hull, UK
  • University of California San Diego, USA

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