The University of Sheffield Natural Robotics Lab
Self-Organised Aggregation without Computation

A Strategy for Transporting Tall Objects with a Swarm of Miniature Mobile Robots

Welcome to the web site of the Natural Robotics Lab.


  • DARS 2016 - 13th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (Nov 7-9, 2016)
  • 2016-02: Yuri's paper on automatic code generation has been published in Swarm Intelligence
  • 2016-01: Matt's paper on modular hydraulic propulsion has been accepted at ICRA 2016
  • 2016-01: Roderich serves as an Editor for IROS 2016
  • 2015-10: Nicole Salomons joins the group as an academic research visitor
  • 2015-09: OpenSwarm launched - an operating system for miniature mobile robots
  • 2015-09: Joao Vasco Marques and Anil Ozdemir join the group as PhD students
  • 2015-06: Roderich gave a talk at EPFL
  • 2015-06: Roderich serves as a Program Co-Chair for the robotics track at AAMAS 2016
  • 2015-05: Roderich serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
  • 2015-05: Our work on group transport/formation featured on television (BBC One, News)
  • 2015-03: Jianing was awarded his PhD degree and now is a postdoc at University of Manchester
  • 2015-01: Melvin was awarded his PhD degree and now is a postdoc at Harvard University

© 2001-2015 Roderich Groß, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE), The University of Sheffield