Why study Robotics
Self-driving cars, flying drones and mobile robots all need to be able to perceive and understand the world around them. Researchers at Maynooth are creating software that will help them do just that. This could allow future robots to navigate through buildings in disaster zones, mapping the insides and searching for survivors. As robots move from university research labs to the complex and unstructured real-world, their algorithms allow them not just to see their surroundings, but to map them in real time.
Students of Robotics complete a range of topics from Signal Processing, Control Theory, Programming and Electronics. Through project work, students will explore robotics and intelligent devices and may focus their project work throughout the programme in a specific area of their interest or blend thematic areas.