Naoko Abe has received a grant from The Australian-French Association for Research and Innovation (AFRAN) Inc.

Centre researcher Naoko Abe has successfully received a grant from The Australian-French Association for Research and Innovation (AFRAN) Inc for her project “Australia-France Forum on Human-Machine Relationship”. Australia-France Forum on Human-Machine Relationship is a gathering at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, in order to discuss novel technologies deployed in Australia and France …

Seminar: Mehran Samavati, 24th Sept, 1p

When: Thurs 24th of Sept, 1p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Mehran Samavati Title: Development of a Material Movement Planning and Optimisation System for Rio Tinto Abstract: In the surface mining industry, material transportation management coordinates material movement through dynamically allocating trucks to transfer material from dig units to …

Seminar: Rami N. Khushaba, 17th Sept, 1p

When: Thurs 17th of Sept, 1p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Rami N. Khushaba, PhD, M.Sc., B.Sc., Senior Member – IEEE Title: Myoelectric Pattern Recognition Using Recursive Spatial-Temporal Fusions: Building your own deep features representations Abstract: The design of pattern recognition-based neural interfaces has been heavily explored and …

Seminar: Konstantin Seiler, 9th Sept, 2p

When: Weds 9th of Sept, 2p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Konstantin Seiler Title: Flow-achieving online planning and dispatching for open cut mines Abstract: In open cut mining, ore must be continuously transported between locations, which in the absence of conveyor systems is by a fleet of individual …

Congratulations to Nathan Wallace who has satisfied the requirements for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Nathan Wallace has successfully completed his PhD thesis, entitled “Energy-aware Planning and Control of Off-road Wheeled Mobile Robots”. The work was supervised by Professor Salah Sukkarieh, Dr Andrew Hill , Dr He Kong and Dr Zhe Xu. Congratulations Nathan! Abstract: In modern agriculture, many of the tasks necessary for the smooth operation of a farm …

Seminar: Mohammadreza Chamanbaz, 3rd Sept, 1p

When: Thurs 3rd of Sept, 1p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Mohammadreza Chamanbaz Title: Distributed robust optimization: A randomized approach Abstract: A wide class of interconnected systems ranging from power grid, chemical refinery plant, and water distribution system to wireless sensor network, and swarm robotics fall in the category …

Congratulations to John Gardenier who has satisfied the requirements for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

John Gardenier has successfully completed his PhD thesis, entitled “How Now Lame Cow: Automatic Lameness Assessment for Dairy Cattle with 3D Sensors”. The work was supervised by Dr Mitch Bryson, James Underwood, Dr Mehala Balamurali and Dr Cameron Clark. Congratulations John! Abstract: Lameness in dairy cattle is a prevalent health issue impacting animal welfare and …

Seminar: Ross Mead, Founder and CEO of Semio, Aug 27th, 1p AEST

When: Thurs 27th of Aug, 1p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Ross Mead, Founder and CEO of Semio Title: Bringing Robots To Life Abstract: The robotics ecosystem is evolving, as technological advances have paved the way for the coming robotics revolution. Soon, robots will be part of our …

Seminar: Jennifer Wakulicz, 6th Aug, 1p

When: Thurs 6th of Aug, 1p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Jennifer Wakulicz Title: Estimating unmodelled motion dynamics for robust crop flower thinning Abstract: Flower thinning is an important practise in orchard management, allowing farmers to pre-determine fruit setting and quality come harvest. Automation of this task requires accurate …

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