The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Technology, invites you to an expert webinar entitled: “Cobots for Modern Industry” by Dr Christian Griffiths

Talk sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK).

Date: 25 July 2022

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

Virtual: MS Teams –

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A collaborative robot, also known as a Cobot, is a robot that is capable of learning multiple tasks so it can assist human beings. In other words, a cobot, is a robot that perform tasks directly in conjunction with humans within a shared or nearby space. Cobots are designed to interact directly with humans in a defined collaborative space. In recent years, cobots have revolutionized the modern industry by assisting humans from manufacturing to material handling, and thereby ensuring enhanced safety and profits. This talk will cover some basic insights on application of cobots and practical examples, along with discussing how cobots are influencing the modern factory or industry.



Dr. CA Griffiths is working as Associate Professor at Swansea University (UK). He has around 16 years of industrial experience. His specialization is in robotics and automation, 3D printing, micro and nano fabrication. He has supervised many MSc and PhD Theses on manufacturing. He is a coordinator for BEng programmes in aeronautical engineering and advanced manufacturing. He has published many chapters in international books and around 100 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and international conference proceedings. He has been busy with Robotics specially robot path planning and optimization. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE) and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).

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