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.


  • DARS 2016 - submission deadline: July 5, 2016
  • 2016-04: Gabriel's paper on human-robot swarm interaction has been accepted at ANTS 2016
  • 2016-02: Yuri's paper on automatic code generation has been published in Swarm Intelligence
  • 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)

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