A Brisbane company has designed a robotic arm that they hope will be used in Australian schools as part of the new high school curriculum.
QUT Robotics Club has hosted its second annual Droid Racing Challenge in Brisbane. 12 teams from 7 universities competed in the challenge.
In conjunction with the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision, QUT have launched a free online robotics education resource.
Jürgen “Juxi“ Leitner is a researcher at the intersection of robotics, robotic vision and artificial intelligence (AI) at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Robotic Vision in Brisbane.
He is working on creating autonomous robots that ‘can SEE and DO stuff’ in real-world environments and has authored more than 50+ publications.
Marita Cheng is the founder of Robogals, a non-profit organisation which has delivered robotics workshops to 60,000 girls in 11 countries.
She was named the 2012 Young Australian of the Year and is the founder and current CEO of 2Mar Robotics, a start-up robotics company.
Peter Corke is a professor of robotics at QUT and director of the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision.
He wrote the textbook Robotics, Vision & Control, authored the MATLAB toolboxes for Robotics and Machine Vision, and created the online educational resource, QUT Robot Academy.