Building a Future with Robots

Sandor Veres, The University of Sheffield

Discover how robots will change every aspect of our lives in the future

“Robots and autonomous systems are set to change our lives in the not-too-distant future; from travel (self-driving cars), to work (job automation), to medicine (biomedical robots), and even domestic life (household robots).

On this course, we’ll look at current and future developments in the field of robotics. You’ll learn how robots sense the world around them, how robotics takes inspiration from nature, and how robots will work with humans.

You’ll build up a picture of the principles and the fundamental challenges of robotic design, and demonstrate how research is working to overcome these.

This course is designed for anyone interested in learning about the role that will be played by robots in the future.

It will be of particular interest to aspiring mechanical, automotive, and robotics engineers, product designers, technicians, and enthusiasts who are keen to explore the role of robots in our everyday, economic, and industrial futures.

Dates:
  • 7 September 2020
  • 25 May 2020
  • 23 March 2020
  • 20 January 2020
  • 18 November 2019
  • 16 September 2019
  • 15 July 2019
  • 13 May 2019
  • 11 March 2019
  • 7 January 2019
  • 29 October 2018
  • 27 August 2018
  • 25 June 2018
  • 23 April 2018
  • 19 February 2018
  • 18 December 2017
  • 16 October 2017
  • 14 August 2017
  • 19 September 2016
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  • Language: English Gb

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