Prof Rob Richardson announced as new Chair of UKRAS

Robotics at Leeds’ Prof Rob Richardson was announced as the new chair of the UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems (UKRAS) network. UKRAS was established in 2015 and coordinates the activities of a range of the EPSRC’s investments in RAS activities across the UK. The announcement was made at the annual UKRAS International Robotics Showcase held in London at the Royal Geographical Society on 27th June.

Prof Richardson’s role will be to provide leadership to the UK’s RAS research efforts and to liaise with EPSRC and industry.