sfu logo Autonomy Lab

The Autonomy Lab builds life-like machines. Our goal is to increase the autonomy (i.e. self-control and self-maintenance) of robots and other machines.

Our research interests include:

  • Highly autonomous, long-lived robots
  • Large-population multi-robot systems
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Behaviour and sensing for outdoor natural and semi-structured environments
  • Robot and animal foraging behaviour
  • Behaviour for UAVs
  • Robot simulation, programming and research tools
The Lab is directed by Richard Vaughan. Our computer systems are managed by Mani Monajjemi.

Part of the NSERC Canadian Field Robotics Network


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