Over the last 6+ years, CARES has partnered with Robotics Plus to develop robotics technologies for orchards. Our collaboration on project Multipurpose Orchard Robotics, developed new orchard automation technology for pollination and harvesting services internationally using a new multi-purpose autonomous
Meet Mahla Nejati, PhD student. “My most memorable moment: seeing the robot pick a kiwifruit for the first time” Multipurpose Orchard Robotics was an awesome project that developed new orchard automation technology for pollination and harvesting of fruit such as
Meet Parag Tarwadi, PhD student How would you describe your project? My research is to develop a reliable, real-time, and inexpensive navigation system for scanning a ship hull with the unwanted biofouling. The underwater robot will autonomously navigate around the
The Maaratech team have been busy working behind the scenes over the last 18 months planning, researching, co-designing, developing and building! To catch up on the latest news, check out the first issue of our newsletter.
Professor Elizabeth Broadbent talks to Gilbert Wong about current research in human robot interaction. Liz works with our talented robotics research team to investigate how we can co-design robots that interact and positively support people. For the full article The
Congratulations to our students Igor Markovic and David Smith on getting the Best Paper Award at the 6th International Joint Conference on Convergence (IJCC 2020). Igor and David have been working on our GoCart Logistics Project (Yujin Robot) in the
This week CARES hosted the PASI (Pasifika in IT Advocates for Students in IT) Mentoring Programme. Thirty young people from schools in South Auckland (Otara, Papatoetoe, Mangere and Otahuhu), and their families had the opportunity to visit The University of
Our researchers Associate Professor Andrew McDaid and Dr Marama Muru-Lanning and Dr Keri Mills have successfully been awarded prestigious research funding from the Royal Society. Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund, has allocated $83.671 million (excluding GST) to