Robotics and Manufacturing Informatics Summer School
As technology evolves and Robotics and Manufacturing Informatics advances, there has never been a more exciting time to study this fascinating Summer School.
The Summer School takes place from 18 July until 1 August 2020.
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.
Taught by academic experts within our School of Engineering, this summer school will cover the following topics:
- Mobile robots and Robot Operating Systems (ROS)
- Manufacturing informatics
- Laser based simultaneous localisation and mapping
- Designing a state machine
- Industry and advanced data analytics
Please note, the contents of this course are still subject to change and may be cancelled in the event of low turnout.
Please note this is subject to change.
|Saturday 18 July||Arrival in Cardiff (Pick up Cardiff Airport from Heathrow Airport provided)|
|Sunday 19 July||Social event|
|Monday 20 July||Welcome lecture and orientation scavenger hunt|
|Tuesday 21 July||Lecture: What are mobile robots and ROS?|
Build a simple ROS node in simulator
|Wednesday 22 July||Tutorial: ROS - 1|
Lecture: Laser based Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (SLAM)
|Thursday 23 July||Tutorial: ROS - 2|
Lecture: Path planning and reactive behaviours
|Friday 24 July||Tutorial: ROS - 3|
Lecture: Design a state machine
|Saturday 25 July||Field trips and free time|
|Sunday 26 July||Field trips and free time|
|Monday 27 July||Lecture: Manufacturing Informatics - the state-of-the-art|
Tutorial 1 and Mini-KDD Cup
|Tuesday 28 July||Industrial site visit|
|Wednesday 29 July||Lecture: Industry 4.0 and advanced data analytics|
Tour of School research laboratories
Tutorial 2 and Mini-KDD Cup
|Thursday 30 July||Mini-KDD Cup and presentation|
|Friday 31 July||Final assessment day|
Final Gala Ceremony
|Saturday 1 August||Departure from Cardiff (Drop off to Cardiff Airport and Heathrow Airport 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 Cardiff Airport and Heathrow Airport on fixed dates (pick up is on 18 July, drop off is on 1 August) and excursions organised by Cardiff University (such as Stonehenge and industrial visits).
In addition to a valuable learning experience, you will stay in city centre accommodation, embark on two cultural trips within the UK and be invited to entertaining social events in our vibrant Welsh capital. This is an opportunity to experience British culture with new friends from across the globe.
Both Wales and the UK are uniquely rich in history, architecture and culture and our Summer Schools are sure to give you unrivalled personal, social and academic benefits which will enhance any CV or résumé.
If you have any queries about this Summer School, the academic content or how you can prepare for this course, please get in touch with Sophie Lewis in our International Summer School team.