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Intelligent Service Robotics Group Present at IEEE IROS 2018

A research paper titled ‘Proxemics and Approach Evaluation by Service Robot Based on User Behavior in Domestic Environment’’ was presented at the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) held from Oct 01 - 05 in Madrid, Spain by S. M. Bhagya P. Samarakoon, a postgraduate research student and Dr. M. A. Viraj J. Muthugala  in the Department of Electrical Engineering .

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Fri, 10/19/2018 - 08:43
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Won 2nd Place in MathWorks Mini Drone Competition IROS 2018

MathWorks Mini Drone Competition IROS 2018 was held 3rd and 4th October 2018 in Madrid, Spain as a part of IEEE/RSJ IROS 2018 conference. The competition consisted with tow rounds. More than 30 teams were registered for the round 1 of the competition.  In round 1, the teams had to develop a simulation model for navigating a Parrot Mamba minidrone using Matlab/Simulink.

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Fri, 10/19/2018 - 08:37
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Safety Workshop Conducted by the Department of Electrical Engineering

A safety workshop was held on the 24th of July at the seminar room of Department of Electrical Engineering for their technical officers and laboratory support staff, discussing the safety guidelines, precautions and first aid requirements. The workshop was conducted by Eng. Anura Wijayapala and Dr. Asanka Rodrigo.

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Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:19

Design Project Competition of Electrical Engineering Undergraduates

Design project Competition for 2nd year Undergraduates of Department of Electrical Engineering organized by EESoc in collaboration with IEEE PES SBC of UoM was successfully held on 17th July 2018 at the Department of Electrical Engineering. The project carried out by the team W. A. V. U. Wickramasinghe, G. N. Wikramathunga and W. A. T.

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Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:18
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IEEE RO-MAN Conference: The Nanjing City Prizes

Bhagya Samarakoon, a research student in the Intelligent Service Robotics Group, Department of Electrical Engineering was awarded the Nanjing City prize for the research paper entitled "Replicating Natural Approaching behavior of Humans for Improving Robot's Approach toward Two persons During a Conversation" published in 27th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) held from Aug 27-31.

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Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:52
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Intelligent Service Robotics Group Present Papers at IEEE RO-MAN Conference

Four members of the Intelligent Service Robotics Group of the Department of Electrical Engineering have presented research papers at 27th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) held from Aug 27-31, Nanjing and Tai'an, China. They are working on development of MIRob (Moratuwa Intelligent Robot), an Intelligent service robot for domestic environments under the Supervision of Dr. Buddhika Jayasekara.

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Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:59

Dr. Upuli Jayatunga visits University of Wollongong

Dr Upuli Jayatunga visited Australian Power Quality and Reliability Centre (APQRC), University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia in early December 2017 in relation to the ongoing power quality research collaboration work. At present, two joint PhDs are progressing successfully between UoM and UoW under her supervision. During her visit, she had meetings with APQRC staff members to find further research opportunities of mutual interest. Further, she paid a visit to Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) facility as well.

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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:16
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