QUT Centre for Robotics (QCR)

Queensland University of Technology

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A robot hand holding a ball on a string

Building on over a decade of QUT and federal strategic investment, the QUT Centre for Robotics (QCR) conducts world-leading research in intelligent robotics. We translate fundamentalÊresearchÊintoÊreal-worldÊoutcomes that benefit industry and society. Our research strengths are in: how robots interact with the physical world; how a robot or autonomous vehicle uses perception to create maps and calculate and track its location in the world); how a robot can learn to reliably interpret its environment, and build an internal representation of its surroundings in order to decide on its actions; and how to reliably make autonomous decisions and control for robots in the presence of uncertainty. Our experts are leadersÊin education, training and development of talent in robotics and autonomous systems, and provide leadership in technological policy development and societal debate.Ê

Website https://www.qut.edu.au/research/centre-for-robotics

Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Physical interaction
  • Perception and localisation
  • Visual learning and understanding
  • Decision and control

Facilities and major equipment

  • Advanced Robotics Manufacuturing Hub
  • Robotics labs

Number of research staff

20-100 research staff


QUT Centre for Robotics, Gardens Point, Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St, Brisbane, 4000

Organisation type

  • Australian Research Centre Industrial Transformation Research Hubs - Partner Organisation
  • University Research Centre

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