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Praminda Caleb-Solly

Praminda Caleb-Solly

Co-founder & Director

Praminda Caleb-Solly is Professor of Embodied Intelligence at the University of Nottingham. Prior to this, she led research in Assistive Robotics and Intelligent Healthcare Technologies in the Bristol Robotics Laboratory at the University of the West of England for over ten years.


She co-founded Robotics for Good CIC as a start-up to enable deployment of leading edge intelligent robotics and smart technology solutions that seek to empower people in their everyday lives.

She holds degrees in Electronic Systems Engineering, Biomedical Instrumentation Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Interactive Evolutionary Computation.


From 2014 to 2018 she was the Head of Electronics and Computer Systems at Designability, an assistive technology SME and charity located at the Royal United Hospital in Bath.

Praminda has over 80 academic publications which cover machine learning and human-robot interaction, co-authored the UK-Robotics and Autonomous Systems White Paper on Robotics in Social Care: A Connected Care EcoSystem for Independent Living; and recently gave evidence to House of Lords’ Science and Technology Committee inquiry into Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living.


She currently also serves as a member of the British Standards Institute’s Technical Committees on Service Robot Safety and Ethics.

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