Engineering themes

Robotics

A total of 32 items listed.

The automation of dairy farms

Geoff Watts and John Baines

Robotiic milking is not a new innovation but the systems are increasingly being adopted by UK dairy farms and are now being engineered to do more than just milk cows.

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Robotics and AI – driving the UK’s industrial strategy

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng sets out how investment in robotics and AI could improve innovation in the UK and secure our place as a world leader in the technologies.

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Engineering personality into robots

Richard Gray

Advances in technology are being used to give robots character and making the futuristic machines seen in sci-fi films real

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Intelligent prosthetics

Richard Gray and Professor Saeed Zahedi OBE FREng

Blatchford has been awarded the 2016 Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award for its prosthetic limb with smart robotics

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Assuring safety and security in RAS, The future of energy storage

Martyn Thomas CBE FREng and Dr Jill Cainey

Professor David Lane CBE FREng rightly emphasises the need to build public trust in these systems (‘Robotics and autonomous systems – affecting everything that moves’, Ingenia 67).

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Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, Engineering award winners, Living without electricity report, The UK STEM education landscape, Bridge building in Rwanda, UK student wins international engineering prize, British rocket propels Juno to Jupiter

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Robotics and autonomous systems - affecting everything that moves

Professor David Lane CBE FREng

A revolution in smart machines will affect all sectors of the UK economy and our personal lives. The UK has made a promising start but Professor David Lane CBE FREng argues there is more to do

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Ingenious awards, First UK Robotics Week, Enterprise Fellowships awarded, Celebrating women engineers, Geared up for Olympic success, Engineering season at the V&A

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Professor Paul Newman FREng

Instilling robots with lifelong learning

Professor Paul Newman FREng explained to Michael Kenward how he came to lead the Oxford Mobile Robotics Group and why the time is right for a revolution in autonomous technologies.

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Diversity and inclusion, Dyson award winner, Superfast broadband award, Computer creativity, Better and faster, Connecting data, and Ingenia survey results

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Autonomous systems

John Pullin

John Pullin, a freelance technology writer, summarises the issues presented at the event and other work in this area.

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