Our 2021 Year in Review highlights
It’s been an extraordinary year. Uncertainties and challenges have remained, but so too has perseverance, innovation, and successes. We’re proud of the science excellence, adaptive transformation and future building that CSIRO’s Data61 has achieved this year.
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).
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Katrina Lo Surdo
Meet Katrina Lo Surdo - she's an Electrical and Computer Engineer in the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group at CSIRO's Data61 and is a crucial member of our DARPA team, where she develops hardware and assists with the power and emergency stop circuitry for two robotic platforms.
Exploring QLD caves autonomously with our robot fleet
While the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Subt-T Challenge might be postponed because of COVID-19, CSIRO’s Data61 Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group undertook a home-grown challenge of their own at the Chillagoe-Mungana Caves in North Queensland recently.
Q&A with the team behind the award-winning PaintCloud
The pandemic has reinforced the critical need for businesses to enable their employees to work efficiently outside of the conventional […]
D61 robots navigate nuclear power plant in international challenge
Small passages, sharp turns, stairs, large drops and steep climbs – these are some of the obstacles CSIRO’s Data61 robotics […]