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.
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.
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).
Gizmo gives space scientists a leg up at new exhibition
Modelled off insects like ants and cockroaches, our hexapods are designed to go where no robot or human can easily […]
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.
This shape-changing robot can adapt to any outdoor environment
Described as the ‘Swiss army knife’ of robots, DyRET (Dynamic Robot for Embodied Testing) is thought to be the first quadruped that can morphologically adapt its structure insitu to efficiently traverse different outdoor environments. This novel capability could make DyRET a crucial tool in future search and rescue, monitoring and exploratory missions.