Fábio Duarte is research scientist at MIT Senseable City Lab, professor at PUCPR (Brazil), and consultant on mobility for the World Bank. Fábio has been working on the interface between cities and technologies — his latest book is “Unplugging the city: the urban phenomenon and its sociotechnical controversies” (Routledge, 2018, with Rodrigo Firmino). Fábio is Roboat’s project manager. 

“In Roboat we are developing cutting-edge research in robotics, autonomy, and design with the goal of proposing a unique waterway infrastructure of the city of Amsterdam.”

Fábio Duarte

Research Scientist

News

Virtual Reality: Bridging the gap

Smart Urban Mobility

In a workshop about Virtual Reality (VR) researchers from MIT showed how this strong tool can provide new ways to create insights for research projects. MSc MADE students were shown how they can use VR to develop use cases, with Roboat as topic at hand.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Forum on Future Cities

Smart Urban Mobility

April 12

The 2019 Forum on Future Cities, organized by MIT Senseable City Lab and the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, will focus on the topic of Urban Intelligence. Roboat will be one of the key topics addressed.

Event

Forum on Future Cities

Smart Urban Mobility

April 12

The 2019 Forum on Future Cities, organized by MIT Senseable City Lab and the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, will focus on the topic of Urban Intelligence. Roboat will be one of the key topics addressed.

Event

Roboat VR Workshop by MIT

Smart Urban Mobility

21 & 22 May

VR provides new ways to create insights for research projects. In this workshop researchers from MIT will teach, among others, MSc MADE students how they can use VR as a tool to test the use cases of their research, with Roboat as topic at hand.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

Project

Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

Amsterdam gets world’s first fleet of autonomous boats.

Project

Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

Amsterdam gets world’s first fleet of autonomous boats.

News

Roboat Update

Smart Urban Mobility

The Roboat research project is entering its next phase of development. This five-year project is a collaboration between AMS Institute and MIT and is the world first major research program on autonomous floating vessels in metropolitan areas.

News

Virtual Reality: Bridging the gap

Smart Urban Mobility

In a workshop about Virtual Reality (VR) researchers from MIT showed how this strong tool can provide new ways to create insights for research projects. MSc MADE students were shown how they can use VR to develop use cases, with Roboat as topic at hand.

News

Virtual Reality: Bridging the gap

Smart Urban Mobility

In a workshop about Virtual Reality (VR) researchers from MIT showed how this strong tool can provide new ways to create insights for research projects. MSc MADE students were shown how they can use VR to develop use cases, with Roboat as topic at hand.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Forum on Future Cities

Smart Urban Mobility

April 12

The 2019 Forum on Future Cities, organized by MIT Senseable City Lab and the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, will focus on the topic of Urban Intelligence. Roboat will be one of the key topics addressed.

Event

Roboat VR Workshop by MIT

Smart Urban Mobility

21 & 22 May

VR provides new ways to create insights for research projects. In this workshop researchers from MIT will teach, among others, MSc MADE students how they can use VR as a tool to test the use cases of their research, with Roboat as topic at hand.

Event

Forum on Future Cities

Smart Urban Mobility

April 12

The 2019 Forum on Future Cities, organized by MIT Senseable City Lab and the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, will focus on the topic of Urban Intelligence. Roboat will be one of the key topics addressed.

Event

Roboat VR Workshop by MIT

Smart Urban Mobility

21 & 22 May

VR provides new ways to create insights for research projects. In this workshop researchers from MIT will teach, among others, MSc MADE students how they can use VR as a tool to test the use cases of their research, with Roboat as topic at hand.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

Project

Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

Amsterdam gets world’s first fleet of autonomous boats.

Project

Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

Amsterdam gets world’s first fleet of autonomous boats.

News

Roboat Update

Smart Urban Mobility

The Roboat research project is entering its next phase of development. This five-year project is a collaboration between AMS Institute and MIT and is the world first major research program on autonomous floating vessels in metropolitan areas.

News

Roboat Update

Smart Urban Mobility

The Roboat research project is entering its next phase of development. This five-year project is a collaboration between AMS Institute and MIT and is the world first major research program on autonomous floating vessels in metropolitan areas.