Leith school kids meet world’s leading robotics expert




Children from St Mary’s Primary School met one of the world’s leading robotics experts Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro.


The internationally renowned scientist, who famous for his lifelike humanoid robot of himself, supervised the school children as they designed and built their own robots.


Professor Ishiguro was invited to Edinburgh through a Heriot-Watt Universiy professor Ruth Aylett who is an expert in human-robot interaction.


Professor Ruth Aylett said: This is a fantastic opportunity for Edinburgh school children to see some of the most advanced robotics in the world, face-to-face.