Robotic Meetup 2018

Fifth Sri Lanka Robotics Meetup

The last Sri Lanka Robotics Meetup discussed about robotics and automation. This time, it was all about assistive robots, at the 5th edition of the robotics meetup, which was held on Thursday, 31st of May 2018 at Virtusa Auditorium, Colombo. There were two brain storming presentations, "Control of Human Assist Robot Based on Integrated Information" by Prof. Kazuo Kiguchi (Professor in Systems and Control, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan) and "Brain Machine Interfaces for Assistive Robots" by Dr. Thilina Lalitharatne (Ph.D. in Robotics, Saga University, Japan; Senior Lecturer at Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa).

Robotic Meetup


Followed by an insightful panel discussion moderated by Dr. Palitha Dassanayake (Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligent Control of Robotics, Saga University, Japan; Former Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa; Senior Lecturer at Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa) where Prof. Kazuo Kiguchi, Dr. Thilina Lalitharatne and Dr. Achala Pallegedara (Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Specialized in Mechatronics Systems Control and Robotics, Saga Univeristy, Japan; Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya) shared their knowledge as panellists.