This week saw the fourth Edinburgh Centre for Robotics annual conference, with talks and posters presented by the 40 or so students within our Doctoral Training Programme. I was honoured to be awarded with the prize for best Talk and Poster by the industry judges. Interested parties can view the poster here.
Given my interest in the societal impact of scientific research and the public understanding of science, I recently applied for a research council funded internship at the Royal Society. If successful, I will spend 3 months with them in London some time next year (after my teaching commitments end in April). As part of my application, … More RCUK Policy Internship Application
At the end of March this year, I organised a number of events at the Edinburgh International Science Festival engaging members of the public in current robotics research. These were seen over 4 thousand people over the course of five days, making it an exhausting but also incredibly rewarding experience! Attached is the report I made … More Edinburgh International Science Festival 2016
Scale-Aware Real-Time Scene Reconstruction for a Micro Aerial Vehicle Principal goal for project: A study into vision-based SLAM for small aerial vehicles, and a user-interface to control such a vehicle equipped with an onboard camera. Abstract: This thesis sets out to produce a 3D reconstruction of the environment explored by a micro aerial vehicle (MAV) equipped … More MSc Thesis (2015)