Introduction to NUbots
NUbots is a team in the University of Newcastle’s robotics research group focused on developing humanoid soccer-playing robots for the international RoboCup competition. The team is a multidisciplinary group of students and academics, developing both hardware and software for the robots.
The team conducts and publishes original research in numerous areas related to robotics - including computer vision, robotic locomotion and control, and more. See Areas of Research and Publications for further details.
The team is led and supported by academics and student team leaders.
- Professor Stephan Chalup (Computer Science and Engineering) - Head of the Newcastle Robotics Lab and NUbots
- Dr. Alexandre Mendes (Computer Science and Software Engineering) - Deputy Head of NUbots
- Ysobel Sims (Mathematics and Computer Science) - Student Team Leader
- Thomas O'Brien (Mechatronics) - Deputy Team Leader
- Liam Craft (Computer Science) - Laboratory Manager
- Dr. Trent Houliston (Software Engineering) - Mentor, Ex-Team Leader, 4AI Systems Liaison
The NUbots team works in the Robotics and Brain Architecting Laboratory in ES115A. Feel free to stop by at any time for a tour!