The University of Melbourne Robocup project has been an iconic university initiate over recent years, enabling students and researchers to explore the computerization, structure and implementation of intelligent robots to autonomously compete in a game of soccer.

The project involves staff and students through coursework and research to conduct high-level design of motion control systems, utilizing disciplines such as machine vision, predictive control development of functional mechatronic machines.

Recently the Unimelb Robocup initiative is focusing on ‘Robocup at Home’ — exploring the implementation of autonomous systems to be implemented in a home environment. The team is also involved in research and development on a Baxter robot.


Goals of the project includes:

  • participation in the international Robocup challenge
  • implement intelligent machine systems
  • development of autonomous robot soccer device

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Denny Oetomo

Director, Robocup Program