Prof. Dr. Jérémie Knüsel


Prof. Dr. Jérémie Knüsel Dozent

  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Engineering and Computer Science
    Quellgasse 21
    2501 Biel


  • Teaching

  • Research at the Institute for Optimisation and Data Analysis (IODA)


  • Computer Science

  • Automotive Engineering

  • Linear algebra

  • Probability and statistics

  • Applications of Matlab/Octave

  • Mathematical methods for data engineering


  • Distributed robotic systems

  • Bayesian probabilistic modeling


  • 2008-2013 PhD in biorobotics EPFL
  • 2001-2006 Master in physics EPFL



  • Ijspeert, A. J., Bicanski, A., Knuesel, J. & Cabelguen, J. M. (2016). Motor pattern generation. From Neuron to Cognition via Computational Neuroscience, 251-284.

  • Knuesel, J., Cabelguen, J., & Ijspeert, A. (2010). Decoding the mechanisms of gait generation and gait transition in the salamander using robots and mathematical models. Motor Control: Theories, Experiments and Applications, 417-450.

  • Knuesel, J., Karakasiliotis, K., Crespi, A., Ryczko, D., Cabelguen, J. M., & Ijspeert, A. J. (2013). Gait transitions between swimming and walking in salamander: lessons from numerical modeling and robotics. Integrative And Comparative Biology, 53(CONF), E113.

  • Knuesel, J., & Ijspeert, A. J. (2011). Effects of muscle dynamics and proprioceptive feedback on the kinematics and CPG activity of salamander stepping. BMC neuroscience, 12(1), 1-2.

  • Lukšys, G., Knüsel, J., Sheynikhovich, D., Sandi, C., & Gerstner, W. (2006). Effects of stress and genotype on meta-parameter dynamics in reinforcement learning. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 19, 937-944.


  • Gesellschaft für Mathematik an Schweizer Fachhochschulen (GMFH)

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • French - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • German - Professional working proficiency