Recent News

November 2016: We have launched the new RAIL Lab website to list the activities within our research group.

August 2016: I have been appointed as a Principal Researcher in the Mobile Intelligent Autonomous Systems group, at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa.

May 2016: I am a conference chair for the 2016 PRASA-RobMech International Conference, to be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa in November-December 2016.

July 2015: I am co-organising Gauteng data science meetups, to be held monthly around Gauteng, South Africa, to build a regional hub and community for anyone interested in data analytics.

February 2015: I have been appointed the Chair of the IEEE South African joint chapter of Control Systems and Robotics and Automation.

January 2015: I am a conference chair for the 26th Annual symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa and the 8th Conference of Robotics and Mechatronics (PRASA-RobMech), to be held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in November 2015.

December 2014: I am a publicity chair for the International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob 2015) at Brown University, Rhode Island, USA, August 13-16 2015.

March 2014: I have started the machine learning reading group within Modelling and Digital Science (MDS) at the CSIR.

March 2014: I have been appointed as a Visiting Lecturer in the School of Computer Science, at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

March 2014: I have been appointed as a Senior Researcher in the Mobile Intelligent Autonomous Systems group, at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa.

Feb 2014: I have completed my PhD and passed my viva!

I co-organized the AAAI 2013 Workshop on Intelligent Robotic Systems in Bellevue, Washington, 14th-15th July 2013.

I co-organized the AAAI Spring Symposium on Designing Intelligent Robots: Reintegrating AI II at Stanford University, March 25th-27th 2013.