M. A. LARIBI is an Associate Professor in the Fundamental and Applied Sciences Faculty of the University of Poitiers (UP), where he teaches robotics and mechanic. He has a Mechanical Engineer Degree (specialization on Mechanical Design) from École Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Monsatir (E.N.I.M.) in 2001. M.S. in Mechanical Design, 2002. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanics from University of Poitiers in 2005 and National Habilitation in Mechanics from
University of Poitiers in 2018. His research interests, at the Dept. of G.M.S.C. of Pprime Institute, include robots design and mechanism synthesis. His main research area in mechanism theory focuses on Forward and Inverse Kinematics, Singular configurations, Workspace determination and Optimal design. He is coordinator of the International Research Project IRP RACeS - Robotic Assisted System for Safe Cervical Surgery. Prof. Dr. Med Amine Laribi is furthermore member of the IFToMM (International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science).