Robotics

American materials scientist and engineer Professor Jennifer Ann Lewis has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the field of engineering with an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh. Lewis received the honour during the School of Engineering graduation ceremony at the McEwan Hall on Wednesday 3 July 2019.

Professor Jennifer Lewis (centre, bottom row), with her guests (top row), University Principal Professor Peter Mathieson (bottom left), and Professor Christopher Hall (bottom right)

Fifth year School students Tze Liang Chee (Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) and Nikolay Momchev (Electronics and Electrical Engineering), have won the Telegraph STEM Awards 2019 Innovation Challenge category for their proposal for a robotic strawberry picking device.

Nikolay Momchev (left) and Tze Liang Chee (right), fifth year students who won the Telegraph STEM Awards Innovation Challenge 2019 (Photo credit: Telegraph)

Edinburgh robotics experts are to join in an initiative that seeks to develop collaborations with industry and academia. The University is a founding member of the EPSRC UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network (UK-RAS Network).

Edinburgh Centre for Robotics
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