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Publications

Sustainable Development Goals

O’Brolchain, F., & Grau Ruiz, M. A. (2020). Environmental Impact of Robotics: Ethical Concerns and Legal Alternatives. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer.

Vinuesa, R., Azizpour, H., Leite, I., Balaam, M., Dignum, V., Domisch, S., ... & Fuso Nerini, F. (2020). The role of artificial intelligence in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Nature communications, 11(1), 233.

Guenat, S., Purnell, P., Davies, Z. G., Nawrath, M., Stringer, L. C., Babu, G. R., ... & Dallimer, M. (2022). Meeting sustainable development goals via robotics and autonomous systems. Nature Communications, 13(1), 3559.

Boesl, D. B., Haidegger, T., Khamis, A., Mai, V., & Mörch, C. (2021). Automating the achievement of SDGs: Robotics enabling & inhibiting the accomplishment of the SDGs.

Robot Development

Hoeft, M., Pieper, M., Eriksson, K., & Bargstädt, H. J. (2021). Toward life cycle sustainability in infrastructure: The role of automation and robotics in PPP projects. Sustainability, 13(7), 3779.

Kohl, J. L., van der Schoor, M. J., Syré, A. M., & Göhlich, D. (2020, May). Social sustainability in the development of service robots. In Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference (Vol. 1, pp. 1949-1958). Cambridge University Press.

Rose, D. C., Lyon, J., de Boon, A., Hanheide, M., & Pearson, S. (2021). Responsible development of autonomous robotics in agriculture. Nature Food, 2(5), 306-309.

Baker-Brunnbauer, J. (2021). TAII framework for trustworthy AI systems. Baker-Brunnbauer, J.(2021). TAII Framework for Trustworthy AI Systems. ROBONOMICS: The Journal of the Automated Economy, 2, 17.

Melander, L., & Lingegård, S. (2018). Is the pace of technology development a threat or opportunity for sustainability? The case of remanufactured industrial robots. Procedia CIRP, 73, 247-252.

Hartmann, F., Baumgartner, M., & Kaltenbrunner, M. (2021). Becoming sustainable, the new frontier in soft robotics. Advanced Materials, 33(19), 2004413.

Nagai, T., Kurita, A., & Shintake, J. (2021). Characterization of sustainable robotic materials and finite element analysis of soft actuators under biodegradation. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8, 760485.

Grau Ruiz, M. A. (2019). Some Lessons Learnt From Environmental Labelling Information Schemes: Could Certification Of Inclusive Robotics Follow A Similar Path?. Ene, 8, 45.

Bugmann, G., Siegel, M., & Burcin, R. (2011, September). A role for robotics in sustainable development?. In IEEE Africon'11 (pp. 1-4). IEEE.

Pan, M., Linner, T., Pan, W., Cheng, H., & Bock, T. (2018). A framework of indicators for assessing construction automation and robotics in the sustainability context. Journal of Cleaner Production, 182, 82-95.

Impact and Impact Assessment

Ogbemhe, J., Mpofu, K., & Tlale, N. S. (2017). Achieving sustainability in manufacturing using robotic methodologies. Procedia Manufacturing, 8, 440-446.

Schina, D., Esteve-González, V., Usart, M., Lázaro-Cantabrana, J. L., & Gisbert, M. (2020). The integration of sustainable development goals in educational robotics: A teacher education experience. Sustainability, 12(23), 10085.

Pujol, F. A., & Tomás, D. (2020). Introducing sustainability in a robotic engineering degree: a case study. Sustainability, 12(14), 5574.

Galati, R., Mantriota, G., & Reina, G. (2022). Mobile robotics for sustainable development: two case studies. In Proceedings of I4SDG Workshop 2021: IFToMM for Sustainable Development Goals 1 (pp. 372-382). Springer International Publishing.

Bausys, R., Cavallaro, F., & Semenas, R. (2019). Application of sustainability principles for harsh environment exploration by autonomous robot. Sustainability, 11(9), 2518.

Case Studies

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