Guiyang Xin

Guiyang Xin

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Edinburgh

Guiyang Xin is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in robotics at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, where he is also a Member of the Institute of Perception, Action and Behaviour. His research focuses on issues relevant to dexterous movement of legged robots, including operational space control, optimization-based control, trajectory optimization. Previously, he was a visiting student at the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, and a Ph.D. student at the State Key Laboratory of High Performance Complex Manufacturing in Changsha, China.


  • Legged Robotics
  • Model-based Control
  • Dynamic Modeling
  • Optimal Control


  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, 2018

    Central South University

  • B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering, 2012

    China University of Geosciences