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…

Events Space at COLLECT – Monday 11 May, 11.15am – Matthew Howard

COLLECT 2015 – Beyond Craft – Crafts Council The Crafts Council’s 2014 research Measuring the Craft Economy found that craft skills in industries beyond the creative sector generate over £2.4bn GVA per year. Here, textile artist Karina Thompson, with her collaborator Dr Matthew Howard, King’s College London, and Chloe Meineck share their experiences of working…

IEEE Student Branch Event at King’s

The IEEE Student Branch at King’s College was founded in 2001 and reshaped in 2012 as a more active branch. To celebrate the new academic year and welcome new students as well as get reacquainted with senior students, we are planning a social event on Tuesday 11th of November 6pm. Date: Tuesday 11th November, 18:00 Venue: Room K0.20, Strand Campus, King’s College…

Ada Lovelace: @KingsNMS event for #NMSWomenInScience

As part of the Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences’ Celebrating Women in Science week, we are delighted to announce our Ada Lovelace event, which will take place on Wednesday 15 October, 2pm-5pm, in Tutu’s (Macadam Building, Level 4, Strand campus). If you are not redirected automatically, follow the link.

#AskRobotics with Matthew Howard

From cyborg assassins to driverless cars, robots continue to capture the public’s imagination, inspiring apprehension and wonder in equal measure. Will the rise of machines threaten the human race? Are they truly capable of emotional intelligence? Will they put us all out of work? And more importantly, can they do the washing up? Dr Matthew…

Distinguished Lecture: Are Robots Intelligent Yet?

Professor Althoefer explored the concept of robot intelligence and trace advancement in robotics over the last two decades. He provided his view on recent innovations that have helped to shape robots and turn them into what they are today. He presented modern methods aimed at instilling intelligence into a robot’s “brain”, covering aspects such as…