Sydney at the forefront of technology

Posted by Design & Construct on 8 Mar 2016, 07:02:44

In Engineering

ROB|ARCH 2016 conference

Sydney University, Australia's oldest university will host the largest gathering of robotics researchers in architecture and design from around the world for the ROB|ARCH 2016 conference at Walsh Bay from 15th-19th March 2016.

The presenters at the conference are at the forefront of new robotic technologies and application across a range of fields, from robotic fabrication in the construction industry, to human-robot interactions in interaction design and creative practice. The University of Sydney's Faculty of Architecture,Design and Planning, will team up with other universities to co-chair several international workshops.

The Times Higher Education 2015 Global Employability University Rankings, placed The University of Sydney at number 42 in the world and number 1 in New South Wales. The ranking was created from the combined votes of 2,200 recruiters and 2,400 managing directors of international companies across 21 countries.

The UK's Daily Telegraph placed the University at number 10 in its Beautiful Universities List, and number nine in The Huffington Post's top 15 run down. Sydney is ranked highly as a student City, which is based on affordability, quality of living, employer activity and diversity of students; it's ranked 1st in Australia and 4th worldwide.

The University has a great history and record having moulded:

  • 145 Olympians
  • 6 Prime Ministers
  • 2 Nobel Laureates
  • 3 Astronauts
  • 110 Rhodes Scholars
  • 1 Pulitzer Prize Winner

The 3 day event will comprise of 8 parallel robotic workshops that will look at interactive and intuitive robot motion using ‘live' robotics and explore the development, logistics and model constraints of custom user interfaces.

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