Robotics and Manufacturing Informatics Summer School
This course has now closed for 2019 entry. Please contact PSE-ISS@cardiff.ac.uk for further enquiries.
Our summer school offers advanced undergraduates and recent graduates the opportunity to develop their knowledge of advanced robotics and manufacturing informatics and gain first-hand experience of laboratory work and industrial application.
You will be able to work with world-leading research and academic staff from in the School of Engineering's high-quality facilities, located in the multi-million-pound Queen’s Buildings complex.
You will also have the opportunity to take part in a workshop using advanced state-of-the-art robotic facilities to gain hands-on experience in robot control using ROS (Robot Operating Systems) and obtain both theoretical knowledge and practical experience of harnessing advanced data analytics in manufacturing informatics.
In addition to a fantastic learning experience, our Robotics and Manufacturing Informatics Summer School includes accommodation in the centre of the city, two cultural trips in cities across the UK and entertaining social events in our vibrant Welsh capital. Our Summer School will give you the chance to immerse yourself in the British culture and travel around the UK with new friends from all across the world.
Please note this is subject to change.
|Saturday 20 July 2019||Arrival in Cardiff (Pick up from Heathrow provided)|
|Sunday 21 July 2019||Social event|
|Monday 22 July 2019||Welcome lecture and orientation scavenger hunt|
|Tuesday 23 July 2019||Lecture: What are mobile robots and ROS?|
Build a simple ROS node in simulator
|Wednesday 24 July 2019||Tutorial: ROS - 1|
Lecture: Laser based Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (SLAM)
|Thursday 25 July 2019||Tutorial: ROS - 2|
Lecture: Path Planning and Reactive Behaviors
|Friday 26 July 2019||Tutorial: ROS - 3|
Lecture: Design a State Machine
|Saturday 27 July 2019||Field trips and free time|
|Sunday 28 July 2019||Field trips and free time|
|Monday 29 July 2019||Lecture: Manufacturing Informatics - the state-of-the-art|
Tutorial 1 and Mini-KDD Cup
|Tuesday 30 July 2019||Industrial site visit|
|Wednesday 31 July 2019||Lecture: Industry 4.0 and Advanced Data Analytics|
Tour of School research laboratories
Tutorial 2 and Mini-KDD Cup
|Thursday 1 August 2019||Mini-KDD Cup and presentation|
|Friday 2 August 2019||Final assessment day|
Final Gala Ceremony
|Saturday 3 August 2019||Departure from Cardiff (Drop off to Heathrow provided)|
The fee for the Summer School is £1,995.
This includes tuition fees, accommodation, 10 meals per week (breakfast and lunch, Monday to Friday), airport pick up and drop off from Heathrow Airport on fixed dates (pick up is on 20 July, drop off is on 3 August) and excursions organised by the University (such as Stonehenge and industrial visits).
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