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Robotic and automation open day

26/01/2017

Jing Deng

Jing Deng

Senior Engineer

Baxter the robot

showcase research and educational activities in the area of robots and automation.

Robots and automation are increasing becoming an essential part of our life and economy. Application areas include medical surgery, traffic management, agriculture, environmental monitoring, marine exploration, aerospace, and manufacturing.  The robotics and automation open day at Queen’s University Belfast aims to showcase our research and educational activities in this exciting and rapidly growing field.  

On the day, you will find out the vision for robots in factories of the future,  how they interact with humans and the environment, how to program robots, and how to build one from scratch. You will also have the chance to have a go on a Segway and try our robot assisted Virtual Reality systems. Throughout the day there will be a series of mini-lectures covering topics from robotics and virtual reality research at Queen’s University Belfast, to intelligent manufacturing, internet of things and industry 4.0. 

 Researcher with robot

What to see?

•Manufacturing robots
•ST robotics R12
•Universal robot UR10
•Parallel kinematic machines
•Human like robots
•Baxter robots
•NAO robot
•Submarine robot
•Robosub
•Open RoV
•Rubik’s cube solver
•Virtual reality (VR)
•Augmented reality (Smart glasses)
•3D factory simulation
•3D scanning
•Building your own drone
•Building your own 3D printer
•Programming a robot
•Segway/hover board
•Mini lectures
•Light refreshments

Mini Lectures (Board room)

10:40 - 10:50   Introduction to i-AMS and industry 4.0 Prof SeánMcLoone

10:50 - 11:00   Flexible Manipulation and Manufacturing by Serial and Parallel RobotsDrYan Jin

11:00 - 11:10    Robot assisted manufacturing Colm Higgins (followed by guided tour)

12:15 - 12:25   Robot assisted manufacturing Colm Higgins (followed by guided tour)

13:00 - 13:10   Introduction to i-AMS and industry 4.0 Prof SeánMcLoone

13:10 - 13:20    Flexible Manipulation and Manufacturing by Serial and Parallel RobotsDrYan Jin

13:20 - 13:30    Robot assisted manufacturing Colm Higgins (followed by guided tour)

 

Guided tour

Northern Ireland Technology Centre - NITC

(PKM, UR10 robot, Factory simulation, 3D scanning, etc.)

Time: 11:15, 12:30, 13:35

This event is part of the UK robotics week 2017 organised by UK-RAS

Media inquiries

Jing Deng

iams@qub.ac.uk

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