To mark its official commencement, ARIAM Research Hub held its Kick-off Workshop and Inaugural AGM in the Boardroom of the University of Sydney on Wednesday, November 30th, 2022. Bringing together the ARC, Hub Members and their team to discuss the key elements for creating a successful research collaboration and to lay the foundations of a well-functioning, vibrant research Hub. The workshop was hosted by ARIAM’s Director, Professor Ian Manchester, with keynote presentations from Liz Visher, Director – Major Investments at the ARC, and Distinguished Professor Peter Corke, Director of the QUT Centre for Robotics and Strategic Advisor to ARIAM Research Hub.
The Australian Robotic Inspection and Asset Management Hub officially commenced on November 1st, 2022. Led by The University of Sydney, the Hub spans 3 academic institutions, including QUT and ANU, and is supported by 10 industry partners. Its overall objective is to enable research collaboration at the forefront of robotics science to build industry capability and technology transfer pathways. Our program of research aims to overcome key hurdles to develop intelligent, autonomous systems capable of inspecting and maintaining infrastructure and other critical assets in real-time.