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Autonomous and Advanced Systems

Advanced computing underpins everyday life across the globe in a way that affects us all. Our research seeks to understand, build, and apply human-agent collectives to symbiotically interleave human and computer systems with a view to realising the tremendous potential of intelligent systems whilst avoiding the pitfalls that come with dependence. We are using our world class scientists, engineers and facilities to develop the next generation of autonomous systems.

The following are value propositions relating to Autonomous and Advanced Systems. Click an image to read the full value proposition.

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Bio-inspired robots

Biological systems and the mechanisms, sensors and controllers to solve problems

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Advanced “smart” materials and structures with integrated sensors

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PRiME project

Step change in holistic design methods and cross-layer system optimisation

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