News and Events

Find out what has been happening recently in the SLMC group.

Papers accepted at IROS 2023

Two papers accepted at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2023, being held in Detroit.

Congratulations (Dr.) Ran Long for successfully passing his DPhil viva

Title: Robust SLAM and motion segmentation under long-term dynamic large occlusions

Published Paper Royal Society Open Science

Congratulations to Daniel Gordon, Andreas Christou, Theodoros Stouraitis, Michael Gienger and Sethu Vijayakumar

Congratulations (Dr.) Russell Buchanan for successfully passing his DPhil viva

Title: Inertial Learning and Haptics for Legged Robot State Estimation in Visually Challenging Environments

Congratulations (Dr.) Traiko Dinev for a successful PhD Defence

Title: Concurrent Design and Motion Planning in Robotics using Differentiable Optimal Control

Congratulations (Dr.) Jiayi Wang for a successful PhD Defence

Title: Online Receding Horizon Planning of Multi-Contact Locomotion

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2023

SLMC and The Alan Turing Institute present one keynote, five papers and a workshop at ICRA2023

Bayes Centre Tour: Meet the Robots

The Edinburgh Centre for Robotics are involved in world leading research on robots for human assistance. For one day only we opened our laboratory to adults and children to discover cutting-edge robotic research, meet humanoid robots and learn the ways robots can assist humans.

Published Paper IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO)

Congratulations to Mathew Pollayil, Franco Angelini, Guiyang Xin, Michael Mistry, Sethu Vijayakumar, Antonio Bicchi and Manolo Garabini

Robotics, AI, and Pushing the Frontiers of Human Potential event

The National Robotarium, Tuesday 31 January 2023

Best Conference Paper Finalist at IEEE Robio 2022

Congratulations to Andreas Christou, Daniel Gordon, Theodoros Stouraitis and Sethu Vijayakumar

Published Paper Conference on Robot Learning (CoRL 2022)

Congratulations to Christopher Mower, Theodoros Stouraitis, Joao Moura, Christian Rauch, Lei Yan, Nazanin Zamani Behabadi, Michael Gienger, Tom Vercauteren, Christos Bergeles and Sethu Vijayakumar

MEMMO project winner of Étoiles de l’Europe

Horizon 2020 MEMMO project awarded the 12 stars of Europe 2022

DAWN Avatar Robot Cafe

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar visits the cafe to see the impact of our collaboration with Kawada Robotics Corporation

Impact of UKIERI collaborations

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

Papers accepted at IROS 2022 Conference

Three SLMC papers accepted at IROS 2022

Deputy First Minister visits Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

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

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2022), Philadelphia USA

Three members of the SLMC team present their work at ICRA 2022

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar presents keynote speech at Altair Executive Dinner

Invited Keynote and Panellist at Altair Executive Dinner & Networking Event