TC-R²P/University of Technology Sydney Robotics and AI Forum for Civil Infrastructure Maintenance

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Robotics and AI Forum for Civil Infrastructure Maintenance

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We are pleased to inform you that we will hold an Joint International Workshop, organized by the TC-R²P and the University of Technology Sydney: Robotic Institute. Please join our Committee to take part in this workshop, where we will have experts from both Academia and Industry discussing the latest challenges and breakthroughs in the field. 

Date & Time


Program Committee:

Prof. Dikai Liu
UTS (Australia)
A/Prof. Jaime Valls Miro
UTS (Australia)
Mr. Andrew Renton
Transpower (New Zealand)
Dr. Shoshana Fogelman
Sydney Water (Australia)


Keynote Speakers


Bahram Ravani
Professor Advanced Highway Maintenance and Construction Technology Research Center (Co-Director)
University of California Davis (USA)


Andrew Renton
Senior Principal Engineer
Transpower (New Zealand)


Carlos Balaguer
Professor Robotics Lab (Co-Director)
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)


Fang Chen
Professor Data Science Institute (Director)
University of Technology Sydney (Australia)


James Gardner
Asset Management Program Coordinator
Water Services Association of Australia (Australia)


Yvan Petillot
Professor Orca Hub (Technical Chair )
Heriot-Watt University (Scotland)


Dikai Liu
Professor Roobtics Institute (Director)
University of Technology Sydney (Australia)

 Panel Discussions

(1) Transport and Energy Infrastructure

(2) Water, Marine, Maritime and Port infrastrcuture

Workshop Program 

First Session:

Thursday November 18 (AEST)


(1)    "Digital Transformation for Horizontal Construction", by Distinguished Professor Bahram Ravani, University of California Davis, USA

(2)    “AI for infrastructure maintenance” by Distinguished Professor Fang Chen, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

For Online Session, ACCESS HERE

Registration HERE

Second Session

The 2nd session of the forum will be from 4:30pm-6:30pm, Thursday 25 November (AEST) (see attachment). There will be two talks:

(1)                "Transportation tunnel structural inspection and assessment using an autonomous robotic system", by Professor Carlos Balaguer, Robotics Lab, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

(2)                “Sensor and Robotic Developments for Smart Linings of Water and Wastewater Mains” by James Gardner, Asset Management Program Coordinator, Water Services Association of Australia.


ZOOM meeting link: CLICK HERE


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