Workshop on Smart Textiles and Robotics (STAR)

DESCRIPTION http://www.textilerobotics.org/ REGISTER While recent years have seen an increase in research on and advances in robotics and its different applications within the medical, industrial and service sections among others, there has been a similar trend in research on the use of textile as a means of sensing, communication and interfacing – leading to the…

Newly released KCL Metamorphic Robot Hand (Metahand 3)

The Mechanisms and Kinematics Group led by Prof Jian Dai has been continuously working on the metamorphic robot hand since its invention in 2004. With the principle of metamorphosis, the novel design of the multifingered robot hand brought in an articulated palm which changes the traditional structure of robot hands with a rigid palm. The…

Eight Papers from CoRe in IROS 2016

CoRe members present eight papers in the upcoming IROS 2016 (The 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejeon, Korea, October 9-14, 2016.) starting from tomorrow. The program is as follows: Day Time Paper Title or Activity Authors Session Tuesday, October 11, 2016 10:59-11:00 Fingertip Proximity Sensor with Realtime Visual-Based Calibration TuT11.15 Jelizaveta…

Congrats Lukas Lindenroth! The First Prize (Gold Medal) Winner of the Mechatronics Students Prize Competition of 2016

We are pleased to report that our last year’s project student Lukas Lindenroth has won the First Prize (Gold Medal) of the Mechatronics Students Prize Competition of 2016 organised by IMechE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers). Lukas also received the Project Award last year at the Department level. Lukas’ MSc project was supervised by Dr Hongbin…

TAROS-16 Best Student Paper prize for Dr. Elizabeth Sklar’s student

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Sklar PhD student (Eric Schneider, enrolled at Univ of Liverpool) won the Best Student Paper prize at the UK flagship robotic conference- 17th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS-16) in June for the paper entitled “Evaluating Multi-Robot Teamwork in Varied Environments” by Eric Schneider (Liverpool), Elizabeth Sklar (KCL) and Simon Parsons (KCL).

Robotics Open Day 2016- Saturday June 25th

The Centre for Robotics Research (CORE) at King’s College is demonstrating the latest research that deals with a broad range of exciting topics. We will show how we see the future, and how robots can change our lives. You will see: soft robots that are created taking inspiration from the natural world and wildlife; wearable…