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Professor Robert Richardson

Director of the EPSRC National Facility for Innovative Robotic Systems and the Institute of Design, Optimisation and Robotics a research institute of 17 academic staff and over 50 members. He is a Professor of Robotics in the School of Mechanical Engineering and a Fellow of the IMechE. He held a prestigious research contract to explore the Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt using robotic technology and has discovered writing in the Great Pyramid hidden for thousands of years. The New Scientist magazine placed his discoveries in their top 10 of 2011. He has been principle investigator for numerous projects including funding from EPSRC, UK MOD, UK Home Office and industry.

e: r.c.richardson@leeds.ac.uk
t: +44 (0) 113 343 2156

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