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Research Groups

Robotics, Autonomous Intelligence and Learning (RAIL)

Research Overview: 

The RAIL Lab at the University of the Witwatersrand is a research group focusing on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Robotics. The group's major focus is Reinforcement Learning (RL), both in terms of contributing the general development of the field as well as its applicability to a number of problem areas. Other research areas include computer vision and theory of deep networks. Some of the application areas are healthcare and education.

Faculty Members: 

  1. Dr Benjamin Rosman
  2. Dr Pravesh Ranchod
  3. Dr Richard Klein
  4. Steven James


Mathematics in Industry Study Group

A Mathematics in Industry Study Group is a five-day workshop at which academic researchers and graduate students work collaboratively with representatives from industry on research problems submitted by local industry.