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Stefano Albrecht to present at AI labs in London, April 29 - May 3

From Deep Reinforcement Learning to LLM-based Agents: Perspectives on Current Research

Informatics student inspired by tragedy begins robot trial

Ebtehal Alotaibi, an Artificial Intelligence and Robotics PhD student at the School of Informatics is on a mission to increase trust in autonomous vehicles since losing her aunt in a car accident caused by driver error.

The Princess Royal visits the School of Informatics

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, has visited the School of Informatics for the conclusion of the celebrations of 60 years of computer science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) research at Edinburgh.

Smart scalpel could help doctors hone surgical skills, study finds

Scalpels with built-in sensors could streamline training for surgeons and pave the way for procedures performed by robotic devices, a study carried out by the Informatics researcher suggests. Researchers who studied data captured by the scalpel during trials found its sensors could accurately track how much force users were applying during surgical procedures, and how they were controlling the device over time.

AESIN Conference - Ram Ramamoorthy to appear as panelist

Automotive Electronic Systems Innovation Network Conference - 21st September 23, Solihull

Pixconvey: Pioneering Autonomous Food Delivery Coupled with Innovative Research Platform

Edinburgh-based startup Pixconvey, with the support of the National Robotarium and Edinburgh Innovation Center, is preparing to launch its autonomous food delivery service.

Ram Ramamoorthy among Asian Tech Pioneers 2023

Professor Ram Ramamoorthy was included in the Asian Tech Pioneers 2023 created every year by equality charity Diversity UK.

New Textbook "Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning: Foundations and Modern Approaches"

A new textbook to be published by MIT Press, PDF pre-print available now

Edinburgh Science: Can Robots Care?

12 April 2023, Bayes Centre

Edinburgh Futures Institutes Love Machines series: Living with Robots

13 March, 18:00pm (UK) Playfair Library Hall, Old College

MEMMO project winner of Étoiles de l’Europe

Horizon 2020 MEMMO project awarded the 12 stars of Europe 2022

Dr. Stefano V. Albrecht awarded RAEng Industrial Fellowship

Dr. Stefano V. Albrecht has been awarded an Industrial Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng).

University of Edinburgh-Digital University Kerala MoU signing

St. James Court, London – 11th October 2022

PhD Studentship in Biomechanically Enabled Robot Support for Assisted Living

Closing date: 27 January 2023 (or until position is filled)

Laura Sevilla-Lara - Google Scholar Awards 2022

Sparse Temporal Representations for Video Understanding

The Turing Lectures: Where next for self-driving vehicles?

Tuesday 27 September 2022 Time: 19:00-20:30

Impact of UKIERI collaborations

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar takes part in a short film highlighting the impact of the UKIERI collaborations

Deputy First Minister visits Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

John Swinney MSP visits The University of Edinburgh Wednesday 24th August 2022

Best paper finalist in CVPR 2022

New Orleans, Lousianna 19-24 June 2022

Vision Zero Summit Japan 2022

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar presents a talk on 'Shared Autonomy for Dependable Human Robot Interactions'

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar presents a talk at ADAPT research centre in Dublin

'From Automation to Autonomy: Novel Machine Learning driving the Next-Generation of Robotics’

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RAL) Published Paper

Congratulations to Shen Li, Theodoros Stouraitis, Michael Gienger, Sethu Vijayakumar and Julie Shah

BBC Reporting Scotland broadcast with Professor Sethu Vijayakumar

How British Sign Language is changing in Computer Science - 28 March 2022

IEEE UK & Ireland RAS Chapter 1st Prize Poster Winners

Congratulations Joao Moura, Chris Mower, Christian Rauch, Vladimir Ivan and Sethu Vijayakumar

IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO) Published Paper

Congratulations to Daniel Gordon, Christopher McGreavy, Andreas Christou and Sethu Vijayakumar

Dr Alex Li nominated in the EUSA Teaching Awards 2022

Outstanding Course Robotics Science and Systems

Papers accepted at ICRA 2022 Conference

Two SLMC papers accepted at ICRA 2022

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar talks at CompSoc Student Society

From Automation to Autonomy: Data-driven Machine Learning for Interactive Robotics, 18th February 2022

Prof. Ram Ramamoorthy contributes to a new Podcast

“Towards a Vision for Next-generation AI”

“What does AI offer people as they get older and what is the role of co-design?”

Ram Ramamoorthy will chair this session at the Scottish AI Summit, 30th March 2022

Avatar XPrize Finalists

Dr Vladimir Ivan and Professor Sethu Vijayakumar, as part of the AvatarX team lead by Touchlab, qualify for the finals of the Avatar X PRIZE.

IEEE UK and Ireland RAS Chapter Conference 2022

University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics, 23rd February 2022

The Future of Robotics WIRED documentary

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar provides his insight into the future of robotics in a four part WIRED documentary

India Science Festival (online event) - 21st January 2022

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar presents a talk on 'Future of Automated Robots: How far have we come?'.

ATI - Special issue: Multi-agent systems research in the UK

Submit your articles to AI Communications, the European Journal of Artificial Intelligence (Submissions must be received no later than 30 April 2022)