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The robotic group is a sub section of the Control Systems group within the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at The University of Manchester. The UoM robotic group focuses on robotic solutions for nuclear decommissioning, electrical power systems, bipedal & multi legged platforms and out reach.

The group is divided in to two main groups, one based on floors D & E of the Sackville Street building. The other based on the west coast of Cumbria, inside the Innovus area within NNL Ltd, Workington.



The UoM Robotics group is headed by Prof Barry Lennox, supported by Dr Simon Watson and Dr Joaquin Carrasco Gomez. These three academics work within the Control Systems research group and collaborate with other schools and departments. For example; the Electrical Energy and Power Systems (EESP) research group, and the Dalton Nuclear Institute at The University of Manchester.

Developing the next generation of nuclear decommissioning robotics research. Working in partnership with the nuclear sector and other universities around the UK and EU to reduce risk, accelerate productivity and reduce long term costs.


School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,

The University of Manchester, Sackville Street Building, Manchester, M13 9PL