The Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group at CSIRO is one of the leading robotics research groups in the world. It develops foundational and applied research for a broad range of domains including; agriculture, advanced manufacturing, mining, biodiversity and biosecurity, environmental research and monitoring, cultural heritage and online learning. These systems provide scientific, social and economic benefits through cutting-edge science, deeper understanding of natural and built environments, increased productivity and human safety, and augmentation of human capabilities.
The Group has approximately 40 researchers and engineers, as well as a significant number of interns, postgraduate students and visiting scientists. It has extensive laboratory facilities and research equipment. The Robotics Group collaborates closely with other research groups in CSIRO, including Sensor Networks, Wireless Systems, Materials Science, and many other.