Prof Sethu Vijayakumar in BBC Robot Wars

Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Director, Prof Sethu Vijayakumar, is one of the three judges for the 2016 BBC Robot Wars alongside:

  • Professor Noel Sharkey, a Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at Sheffield University; he is also a co-director of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics.
  • Doctor Lucy Rogers, Doctor of Mechanical Engineering and owner of robotics building company, Makertorium; as well as an accomplished author of Its Only Rocket Science.

The filming of this BBC Two Series will take place in a brand new purpose-built fighting arena in Glasgow and filmed in front of a studio audience. The arena will include a raft of technological advances since the show first aired over a decade ago.

To find out more about Robot Wars, please visit the BBC Media Centre website.

Useful Links

Prof Sethu Vijayakumar website

BBC Robot Wars

BBC Media Centre website