Esyin Chew

Director of EUREKA Robotics Centre, Reader in Robotics & EdTech, EUREKA Robotics Centre, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Dr Esyin Chew is the Director of EUREKA Robotics Centre with 80+ service and healthcare robots, one of the 11 specialist robotics centres in the UK (pp.11) for research facilities and one of the 14 long-term care robotics research and design takes place across the UK (pp.22). She is a Reader in Robotics and EdTech, recognised by UK & Welsh Parliament as “Expert” for AI and COVID consultation, a keynote speaker in many international conferences and seminars , including the Festival of Higher Education 2019 at University of Buckingham for Artificial Intelligence: Robotics, the curriculum and inclusion ( and the largest 2023 Robotics and Automation Conference in the UK, titled “A thoughtful integration of Robotics and automation in healthcare: a global case”.

Esyin has published over 140 project outputs, including quality international journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, media & press coverage and 5 national policy impact publications. She has led millions pound of government and industrial funded projects in the UK, EU, Australia and Malaysia, including the recent success of a thoughtful integration over 14 cutting-edge Healthcare Robots as a Service (HRaaS) in hospitals and care home (project website: as companion with machine learning capability (, funded by Welsh Government, as well as the global PIE for Women in STEAM-H programme, funded by British Council and the Alan Turing Institute. The work attracted the visit of Secretary of State for Wales to Eureka Robotics.

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