South African Robotics Team Breaks Ground in Movement Research
Baleka, Africa's first two-legged robot, is the brainchild of Dr Amir Patel and his team at the University of Cape Town and sets the stage for the future of robotics research. The senior lecturer also pioneered new research that stands to benefit professional athletes and stroke victims after investigating the properties of cheetahs' tails in relation to robotics.
UCT, 26 April 2019
Dr Amir Patel, a senior lecturer from the University of Cape Town (UCT) Department of Electrical Engineering, first started investigating the properties of cheetahs’ tails in… Read more »
Dr Amir Patel has been investigating the properties of cheetahs’ tails in relation to robotics.
A jumping, two-legged robot developed at UCT is helping researchers figure out new ways for robots to move and inspire young scientists.
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