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Research and development of humanoid robots using physics-based simulation

2017-11-01
Dr. Shinichiro Nakaoka from AIST visited UMIT Lab on October 31 and gave a talk on the use of physics-based simulation in research and development of humanoid robots.

Spin-off company provide solutions for world’s premiere robotics competition

2017-09-11
The spin-off company Algoryx Simulation has been contracted to provide solutions for physics simulation to the world’s premiere robotics competition, World Robot Challenge held at the World Robot Summit, Japan.

IceLab organizes a creative camp for young scientists

2017-08-24
Now is the time to apply for IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists.

MIT – a place to meet

2017-04-26
On Friday 27 April, the focus environment MIT place opens with a robot competition organised by students in engineering physics. The inauguration programme continues on 2 and 3 May with speeches and inspiring lectures in the MIT Building.

SEK 33 million to young researchers

2016-12-15
The Swedish Research Council has decided which prominent young researchers should be granted consolidation grants. The Council has approved twenty grants of which three go to Umeå University.

Lunch Pitch at IceLab on 29 November 12:00

2016-11-20
To promote meetings between researchers from different places or disciplines, Icelab organises interdisciplinary research lunches with the vision to let ideas meet and mate.

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