The Center of Robotics and Automation (CRA) serves as the central hub within Nirma University, established to foster and advance interdisciplinary research and developmental endeavors in the domains of robotics and automation. The CRA is furnished with cutting-edge infrastructure including a UR10 six-axis collaborative robot, a 25DOF NAO Humanoid robot, a TurtleBot mobile robot, an AI-SerBot intelligent mobile robot, an Omni drive mobile robot, a Hydraulic and Pneumatic trainer kit, a PLC trainer kit, a Sensors kit, and assorted DIY kits. Operating within the state-of-the-art facility, CRA is engaged in many externally funded research projects, PhD projects, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate student projects. These projects primarily revolve around soft robotics, reconfigurable robots, structure-climbing robots, AI-enabled or AI-assisted robotic applications, field robots, underwater robots, and other related areas. The center also encourage and support students to take part in various national and international competitions.
The Nirma Robotech Club organized a dynamic "Build Your Own Robotic Arm" workshop on August 26th-27th, 2023, at the Institute of Technology, Nirma University. This engaging event provided participants with the opportunity to gain hands-onRead More
ROBOFEST 3.0 is the third version of Robot Making competition organized by GUJCOST since last three years. A team of students and a mentor participate in this competition under different categories. It is Three stageRead More
Robotics Master's Training program under TEERTH scheme, KCG (Government of Gujarat). The training program includes 60 hours (10 days) of teaching and hands on Robotics, Electronics and Automation. This program covers various aspects like design thinking, electronics,Read More
Prof. Vishal Mehta and Mr. Rushiraj Vala (Research Scholar) received a best paper presentation award in International Conference on Robotics, Intelligent Automation and Control Technologies", (RIACT 2022) organized by VIT Chennai (India) and Teesside University (UK) during 23rd toRead More
Prof. Darshita Shah received a best paper presentation award in International Conference on Robotics, Intelligent Automation and Control Technologies", (RIACT 2022) organized by VIT Chennai (India) and Teesside University (UK) during 23rd to 25th September, 2022. Title of theRead More
School students: class 6 to 10 STD. Dates: 26, 27 and 29 July, 2022 Purpose: To inspire for learning related to Robotics and AutomationRead More
Prof Mihir Chauhan is deputed to carry out research work for 6 months (Ju|y,2022 to December,2022) under the Faculty Exchange Programme at the School of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, Florida, USA. TheRead More