Projects and Grants

A list of our active projects and funding agencies including Joint Industry Projects (JIP).

Current Projects & Grants

ORCA
UK Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Hub for Offshore Energy Asset Integrity  Management (ORCA)

PI: Sethu Vijayakumar, Michael Mistry, Ram Ramamoorthy

Grant Agency: EPSRC (UoE Research Explorer Page)

Project Duration: October 2017 - March 2021

Fairspace
Future AI and Robotics for Space (FAIR-SPACE)

PI: Sethu Vijayakumar, Zhibin Li

Grant Agency: EPSRC (UoE Research Explorer Page)

Project Duration: October 2017 - March 2021

Memmo
Memory of Motion (MEMMO)

PI: Sethu Vijayakumar, Steve Tonneau

Grant Agency: EU H2020 (UoE Research Explorer Page)

Project Duration: January 2018 - June 2022

AIRS
UoE-AIRS Joint Project

PI: Sethu Vijayakumar, Tin Lun Lam

Grant Agency: Shenzhen Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Society (Project Details)

Project Duration: January 2020 - June 2022

Microsoft
The Microsoft Research - Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship in Robotics

PI: Sethu Vijayakumar

Grant Agency: RAEng and Microsoft (UoE Research Explorer Page)

Project Duration: August 2017 - May 2022

Alan Turing
Institute Programme Co-Director for Artificial Intelligence

PI: Sethu Vijayakumar

Grant Agency: The Alan Turing Institute (UoE Research Explorer Page)

Project Duration: September 2018 - August 2023

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HARMONY: Enhancing Healthcare with Assistive Robotic Mobile Manipulation (HARMONY)

PI: Sethu Vijayakumar

Grant Agency: Horizon 2020 (UoE Research Explorer Page)

Project Duration: January 2021 - June 2024

Honda
Co-bots and Exoskeletons for Assisted Living with Ergonomic Measures

PI: Sethu Vijayakumar & Michael Gienger

Grant Agency: Honda Research Institute (UoE Research Explorer Page)

Project Duration: Feb 2021 - Jan 2023

Kawada
Interactive Collision-Free Bi-Manual Manipulation (Kawada JIP)

PI: Sethu Vijayakumar, Vladimir Ivan

Grant Agency: Kawada Robotics Corporation (Project Details)

Project Duration: June 2020 - June 2022

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PI: Vladimir Ivan, Sethu Vijayakumar

Project Partners:  Touchlabs (Project Details)

Project Duration: Feb 2021 - Aug 2021

Completed PhD Projects (& Links to Thesis)