Welcome to B:RAI // 2020, proudly brought to you by the Brunel Robotic Engineering Society (BRES) in collaboration with the Brunel Digital Hub.
This event will bring together technology companies, university students, researchers and industry professionals to share the very latest in Robotics and AI.
We invite you to join us experience the very best in Robotics and AI to see what they are achieving today.
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A final year PhD student studying 5G networks for localisation within VR applications, as part of the Internet of Radio Light (IoRL) EU project.
Ben founded and has chaired BRES since 2017 leading to the Vice Chancellors Award for contributions to Brunel University London and CEDPS Society of the Year.
As a STEM Ambassador and the Brunel Hult Prize Head of Project Management, Ben is always keen to share his passions.
Dr Matthew T. Watson
A senior research engineer, helping to advance and bring to market Opteran's natural intelligence technologies. His research interests include autonomous mobile robot and UAV trajectory planning and control, novel dynamically stable robot locomotion systems, and novel approaches to robot perception.
Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd
Sundance Multiprocessing Technology Ltd was founded by Flemming Christensen in 1989 with the focus on design, manufacturing, and testing of electronics embedded modules. We are now using a Xilinx Zynq Multicore technology that allowed development of lower-power Edge-AI
Heathrow Airport Limited
Part of the Innovation and Automation team within Heathrow IT, researching new and emerging technology to help solve business challenges around the airport. My role is about demonstrating the art of the possible, partnering support from our largest suppliers to new startups, devising and developing prototype solutions for our challenges
Following his training in Product Design at Loughborough University, Sachin developed a career in Additive Manufacturing working with a multitude of AM technologies across a variety of industries. With over 7 years’ experience in 3D Printing, Sachin provides CREAT3D clients with Applications Engineering advice, assistance with how to get the best out of the tech as well as Generative Design and DfAM (Design for Additive Manufacturing).
Dr. Tatiana Kalganova
Brunel Institute of Digital Futures
Dr Tatiana Kalganova (BUL: PI:TK) BSc (Hons), PhD, is a Reader in Intelligent Systems, Director of the Centre for AI: Social and Digital Innovation and ECE Postgraduate Research Director in ECE at Brunel. She has over 20 years of experience in design and implementation of applied Intelligent Systems. Inventor of 6 patented technologies, She serves on the editorial board for several journals, including Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines and member of EPSRC Full College
Aerospace Engineering graduate and final year PhD candiate in Fluid Mechanics. STEM Ambassador and memeber of BRES since 2018. Currently active in consulting the largest privately developed commercial space launch provider in Europe.
Jonny Reader is a Design Engineer who is researching and developing the technology and systems used in sustainable urban agricultural equipment at V-Farm. He has a keen desire to increase agricultural dependability whilst simultaneously reducing its ecological impact and sees V-Farm playing an integral role in this mission.
Dr Radhika Gudipati
The Shadow Robot Company Ltd
Radhika has been in the world of Robotics, AI and DeepTech for the last 10 years in various roles as research consultant, subject matter expert, innovation lead, etc.
Radhika is currently working as business development manager at shadow robot company that designs and builds dexterous robotic systems. Actively involved in the euRobotics community in steering the robotics roadmap, STEM ambassador and mentor for young entrepreneurs.
Heathrow Airport Limited
Having recently Graduated as an aerospace engineer from Brunel, I was determined to get my teeth stuck into the most complex problems to solve in the aviation industry. My graduate programme at Heathrow has given me the opportunity to do exactly that! From the Runway lights, to the baggage system, I've had the opportunity to solve real problems that have a direct impact on our customer journey.
Inspired by advances in Additive, Simon formed CREAT3D, a solutions provider for Additive Manufacturing. Having worked with forward-thinking companies from industries as diverse as Automotive, Defence and Engineering to FMCG, Technology and Architecture, Simon is a firm believer that the UK should be a manufacturing powerhouse and a global innovator. In times of change, challenge and innovation, Additive Manufacturing Technology can be revolutionary in providing competitive advantage, decreasing costs and enhancing performance.
PUBLIC AGENDA & TALKS
10:00 - 10:15 //
Event Start //
11:00 - 11:40
Talk Title: Additive Manufacturing in Robotics
Abstract: Insight into how Industry is adopting Additive Manufacturing technologies to optimise robotics, automation and processes.