Perception and RObotics (PRO) Group – Welcome to the Perception and RObotics (PRO) Group

Perception and RObotics (PRO) Group focuses on enabling robots and autonomous systems to understand real-world complex environments and achieve persistent autonomy in them. Our research areas include robotic vision, simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM), robot learning, computer vision and machine (deep) learning.

Latest News

09/2019 Sen will serve as an Associate Editor for ICRA 2020.
08/2019 One paper accepted at NeurIPS 2019 as Spotlight.
08/2019 One paper accepted at International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV).
07/2019 One paper accepted at ICCV 2019.
01/2019 Two papers accepted at ICRA 2019.
09/2018 Sen will serve as an Associate Editor for ICRA 2019.
05/2018 Sen will give a keynote talk at BMVA Symposium on Reinforcement Learning in Computer Vision.
04/2018 One Paper accepted at IJCAI 2018.
01/2018 Three papers accepted at ICRA 2018.
10/2017 One paper accepted at International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR).
09/2017 Our £36M ORCA Hub awarded for EPSRC UK Robotics and AI Hubs.

Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

Excellent Robotics and AI research at
Heriot-Watt and Edinburgh Universities


Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. Calvin Coolidge