University education in robotics and advanced automation: a UK perspective

P.M. Taylor (Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Hull, Hull, UK)

Industrial Robot

ISSN: 0143-991x

Publication date: 1 April 1996


Examines the development of courses in robotics and advanced automation at UK universities and describes the relationship between industry, research and the courses. Looks in detail at undergraduate courses offered by the universities of Hull, Bristol, Plymouth and Leeds Metropolitan university. Describes the pioneering postgraduate course at Cranfield University. States that the collaboration between these universities and industry and the support this collaboration provides has been essential for the viability of the courses. Concludes that the future is bright for these courses so long as they are well presented to potential students and the industrial sector remains committed.



Taylor, P. (1996), "University education in robotics and advanced automation: a UK perspective", Industrial Robot, Vol. 23 No. 2, pp. 16-20.

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