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Centre for Robotics and Automation

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.

 

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Nirma Robocon Prepares for 2024 DD Robocon Finals
Nirma Robocon Prepares for 2024 DD Robocon Finals

Ten-time national champion Team Nirma Robocon is once again gearing up for the upcoming DD Robocon 2024 national competition, set to be held in Delhi in July. The team secured its place in the final

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Full body Exoskeleton
Full body Exoskeleton

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Amphibious robot
Amphibious robot

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Telecome tower climbing robot
Telecome tower climbing robot

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Team Nirma AUV Shines at 2024 Singapore Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge
Team Nirma AUV Shines at 2024 Singapore Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge

Team Nirma AUV took part in the 2024 Singapore Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge (SAUVC) held from April 5th to April 8th at Singapore Polytechnic. Despite tough competition with 86 registered teams, Team Nirma AUV excelled,

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Team Nirma AUV Unveils Agastya 4.0: Ready to Make Waves at SAUVC 2024 in Singapore
Team Nirma AUV Unveils Agastya 4.0: Ready to Make Waves at SAUVC 2024 in Singapore

Team Nirma AUV is geared up for the upcoming SAUVC 2024 competition, scheduled to be held from 5th to 8th April in Singapore. The team will be showcasing their latest creation, an autonomous underwater vehicle

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Congratulations to ROBOFEST 3.0 Teams
Congratulations to ROBOFEST 3.0 Teams

GUJCOST's (Gujarat Council on Science and Technology) third edition of ROBOFEST, a national-level robot-making competition, concluded successfully at Science City, Ahmedabad, from December 28 to 30, 2023. The event witnessed fierce competition as 11 interdisciplinary

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Two days workshop on
Two days workshop on “Building the robotic arm” by Nirma Robotech Club

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-on

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