I am a full professor at SDU Biorobotics, MMMI, University of Southern Denmark. My research focuses on the development of algorithms and control strategies that enable robots to operate autonomously and in teams. I have made significant contributions to the fields of swarm robotics and artificial intelligence, particularly in the areas of self-organization, fault tolerance, and multirobot coordination.
What is swarm robotics?
Swarm robotics has the potential to revolutionize the way we think about automation and problem solving. The approach, which involves the use of large numbers of relatively simple robots that are able to coordinate and cooperate to achieve complex tasks, has significant potential in a wide range of fields, including search and rescue, environmental monitoring, and precision agriculture. The key advantage of swarm robotics is its ability to harness the collective intelligence of a group of robots to solve problems that would be difficult or impossible for an individual robot to handle. For example, in search-and-rescue operations, a swarm of drones could be deployed to search a large area quickly and efficiently, using their ability to communicate and collaborate to share information. In precision agriculture, a swarm of small robots perform a variety of tasks, including planting seeds, watering and fertilizing plants, and detecting pests and diseases.
The field of
swarm robotics is still relatively new, and the potential applications
of this technology are still being explored, but it is clear that it has
the potential to greatly improve efficiency and effectiveness in a wide
range of industries.
♦ HERD: Human-AI collaboration: Engaging and controlling swarms of robots and drones
♦ Swarm Robotics for Industry 4.0
♦ WildDrone: Autonomous Drones for Nature Conservation Missions: