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

Occlusion-based cooperative transport with a swarm of miniature mobile robots

Welcome to the web site of the Natural Robotics Lab.


  • 2017-09: Our paper Generalizing GANs: A Turing Perspective was accepted at NIPS 2017 ('spotlight' presentation)
  • 2017-05: Anil's computation-free shepherding paper was accepted at ECAL 2017
  • 2017-05: Salome Bonnet joins the group as an academic research visitor
  • 2017-04: Chris, Fernando and Yuri were awarded their PhD degrees, congratulations!
  • 2017-03: Roderich gives talk at University of Bristol
  • 2017-02: Yuri's paper on probabilistic SCT has been accepted at AAMAS 2017
  • 2017-01: Roderich serves as an Editor for IROS 2017
  • 2016-11: We hosted DARS 2016, featuring 51 robotics presentations from 17 countries (trailer)
  • 2016-09: Gabriel's paper on human-robot swarm interaction was an Award Finalist at ANTS 2016

© 2001-2017 Roderich Groß, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE), The University of Sheffield