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)
  • 2015-09: OpenSwarm launched - an operating system for miniature mobile robots
  • 2015-09: Anil Oetzdemir joins the group as PhD student
  • 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)
  • 2015-01: Melvin was awarded his PhD degree and will be joining Harvard University
  • 2015-01: Roderich serves as an Editor for IROS 2015
  • 2014-12: Jianing passed his PhD viva with minor corrections, congratulations!
  • 2014-11: Roderich will serve as the General Chair of DARS 2016
  • 2014-11: Roderich will serve as an Associate Editor of IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine in 2015
  • 2014-10: Roderich talks about self-assembly in BBC program The Forum
  • 2014-09: Roderich gave a talk at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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