Prof. Mark Coeckelbergh Talk, Nov. 29th 2019

Prof. Mark Coeckelbergh, philosopher of technology, from the University of Vienna will give a talk on «  Why should engineers care about robot ethics?l », on Friday, 29th November 2019, at ACFR seminar space (J04), 1pm-3:30pm. In this open-ended workshop with academics and postgraduates in Engineering and robotics at the ACFR and SIRIS, Prof Coeckelbergh will …

RoboCup 2019

Thanks to an elite band of volunteers, the ACFR were able to run a booth at this year’s RoboCup event. RoboCup is an international robotics competition that’s been running for over 20 years.  It started out focused on robotic soccer, and has since branched out to include industrial, rescue, and home robotics events. It’s a very …

Droid Racing Teams Win 2nd, 3rd at International Event

Earlier this month our undergraduate droid racing teams took their robots to the international Droid Racing event in Brisbane. In a field of 15 teams from around Australia and New Zealand, they took home 2nd and 3rd place! No videos of the 2019 event is up yet, so here’s a photo and some video from …

Contacts

A/Prof Ian Manchester, Co-Director and Director of Research
Sydney Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems
ian.manchester@sydney.edu.au