Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Hansi Weeratunge
Since high school, Dr Hansi Weeratunge was fascinated by the power of science and maths and complex problems they could solve. She’s now applying that curiosity at CSIRO’s Data61, where she’s developing robotic solutions that could improve farming techniques and manufacturing processes.
Summer of Science: Meet three of our vacation students
Hear first-hand what spending your summer at CSIRO’s Data61 is like from three of our vacation students. Taj Wedutenko, Olivia Dry and Cedar Lett are part of a cohort of 50 undergraduates working alongside our world-leading researchers to tackle some of our most pressing digital challenges.
Our award-winning Multi-Robot Navigation Stack
Designed in response to the DARPA Subterranean Challenge, the Navigation Stack enables a robotic team to navigate challenging environments outside of communications range.
Melanie McGrath: Unpacking trust in human-AI teams
An expert in social psychology, Melanie McGrath has spent her career researching what makes humans tick and exploring how we interact, behave in groups and relate to others. Now working with the Collaborative Intelligence (CINTEL) and Responsible Innovation FSPs, she's turned her attention to the way humans relate to a different kind of other: AI.
The latest award-winning science at CSIRO’s Data61
Discover the innovation and impactfulness that sets these award winners apart and join us in congratulating the teams behind them.
A 300-tonne challenge for the AI industry
700,000 towels and sheets a week — that’s the 300-tonne challenge that Queensland’s Consolidated Linen Services (CLS) works through to […]
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Amelia Luu
A Robotics Field Engineer at CSIRO’s Data61, Amelia Luu is applying her skills and experience to help revolutionise Australian industries. A member of the Wildcat software team, Amelia considers collaborating with partners to integrate cutting-edge tech as one of her favourite parts of the job.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Ms Lauren Hanson
A Mechanical Engineer in the Advanced Mechatronics System Team within the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group at CSIRO's Data61, Ms Lauren Hanson has helped create world-class communications nodes for the DARPA Subt team and is currently designing dynamic tracked robots.
How team CSIRO’s Data61 won silver at the ‘Robot Olympics’
Here, Team Leader of team CSIRO’s Data61 and Group Leader of Data61’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group Dr Navinda Kottege shares a behind-the-scenes look at the techniques, strategies, and technology the team employed during the Challenge.
Team CSIRO’s Data61 representing Australia in ‘robot Olympics’
Team CSIRO’s Data61 will represent Australia – and the Southern Hemisphere –in the ‘robot Olympics’ this month in the United States. Experts from around the world have spent the past three years pushing the boundaries of autonomous robotic technology to map, navigate and search environments as part of the Subterranean Challenge, run by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).