Chobotix 2009

19 November 2009
Tomorrow our students will compete in SVK. Honza, Marek, Martin, Nina, Ondra, Pavel, Viola, good luck! And they had success: 1st place for Nina, 2nd place for Marek and 3rd place for Pavel in their respective sections. Many congratulations!

11 November 2009
A report on chemical robotics was screened on the Czech TV station CT2 as part of the PORT popular science series.

9 November 2009
Students involved in internal grant ICT Prague 409089045 presented to other Chobotix team members techniques for physical and chemical characterization of chemical robots’ bodies. Thanks to Jirka, Jitka, Martin, Pavel and Vadym for well-prepared presentations!

19 October 2009
Chobotix team participates in 56. Conference of Chemical and Process Engineering CHISA 2009.

1 September 2009
Welcome to new PhD students Jiří Dohnal and Petra Haufová.

11 July 2009
Aleš Zadražil, Jiří Dohnal and Pavel Kovačík represent Chobotix in the conference Particles 2009 in Berlin.

28 May 2009
The “Battle of chemical robots” story was aired on the main Czech radio station ČR1 Radiožurnál (listen to MP3 stream).

23 May 2009
The Czech daily paper Lidové Noviny ran a full-page feature about our project in its Saturday, May 23 edition. An article about Chobotix also appeared in the Spanish daily El País.

19 May 2009
The 1st Annual Review Meeting took place today – see program.

13 May 2009
A news article about the Chobotix project appeared on the BBC website.

5 May 2009
A very warm welcome to Peter Grančič who joins us from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow where he obtained his PhD. He will work on the software implementation of the “Universal Swarm Simulator”.

28 April 2009
An interview with the PI was published in the Research*EU Focus magazine’s special issue on the ERC.

12 February 2009
The latest addition to our equipment range – a UV-VIS spectrophotometer Specord 205 – has been installed.