Message from the Director
The Centre for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR) at Deakin University investigates and develops state-of-the-art algorithms and methodologies that provide practical solutions to real world problems that are encountered by systems operating with uncertainty, variability and change. This practical approach is complemented by research on next generation robotic control systems and force emulation methodologies that improve process reliability, product quality and operator safety in complex environments. CISR is home to more than 60 researchers.
Our major industry and government research partners include Boeing, ABB, GM, Ford, AutoCRC, CAST CRC, Vestas, YTek, Air Radiators, BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), Department of Defence, Department of Transport, Victorian Police, DSTO, and DOTARS.
With funding from the Australian Research Council, The Department of Defence, and numerous industry partners, CISR has been able to equip five research labs with state of the art equipment, including mobile robots, industrial robots, haptic devices (the largest number of devices in the Southern hemisphere), thermal imaging systems, optical imaging systems, rapid prototyping machines, super computers and suites of process simulation software.
CISR supports and houses a number of key research labs.
- Haptics Research Lab (Funded by the Australian Research Council)
- Defence Systems Integration and Robotics Lab (Co-funded by Department of Defence)
- Robotics and Motion Simulation Lab (Funded by the Australian Research Council)
- Micro/Nano System Modelling and Manipulation Lab
- Process Modelling and Analysis Lab (Co-funded by Department of Transport)