Episode 53 – Robert Richardson
3D printing, robot design, and infrastructure repair
In the latest episode of Robot Talk, Claire chatted to Robert Richardson from the University of Leeds all about 3D printing, robot design, and infrastructure repair.
Robert Richardson is Professor of Robotics in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds, and executive chair of EPSRC UK-RAS network. His research interests include robotics for civil infrastructure inspection and repair, making smart bodies for smart robots, and robotics for 3D printing applications. As Innovation Director for University of Leeds spin out company Acuity robotics, he is working towards real world impact in civil inspection tasks. In 2011 he led an international team to develop and deploy robots into the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.