Vibhav Bharti, James Horn and I travelled to the Institute of Engineering and Technology’s headquarters in London to represent the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics at their recent Festival of Engineering. The IET headquarters are very beautiful, with a statue of Faraday on the outside and a modern LED display in the inner lobby which contrasts… Continue reading IET ENGFEST
Why is gender diversity in robotics important? It’s an issue that is very personal to me as a woman in STEM. I’m hoping to use this blog post to reach out to women to join me, layout some reasons why I think robotics could be a great career for you and highlight why the industry… Continue reading Why should women choose a career in Robotics?
Writes James Garforth After an amazing experience volunteering at the Edinburgh International Science Festival last year, I decided that for 2016 I would put together an event of my own. I contacted the EISF, met with them to discuss what was involved, got the approval of the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics executive board and set… Continue reading Edinburgh Centre for Robotics at the Science Festival
Introduction Over the summer and early fall of last year (2014) I got the opportunity to use a cluster to run some of my experiments for my master’s thesis. The experiments revolved around collecting performance metrics for varies benchmarks as part of a comparison between two different types of multi-threaded platform agnostic programming languages. The… Continue reading Using the Robotarium Cluster: Part 1
Writes Jonathan Bowles Hello and welcome to the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics student blog! My name’s Jonathan and I’m one of the first-year (Masters level) students in the centre. I want to talk to you about my experiences of the programme so far, my research project and why I think Edinburgh is a great place… Continue reading Why I chose the Robotics CDT
Welcome to the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Student Blog Read about our students’ current experience in Edinburgh as CDT students. They will describe their classes, research projects, what they do on their free time and what it’s like settling in Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics. Our writers are CDT in Robotics & Autonomous… Continue reading Welcome to our Student Blog