Researchers

Professor Eduardo Nebot

Director, ACFR


Eduardo Nebot received the BSc. degree in electrical engineering from the Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Colorado State University, Colorado, USA. He is currently a Professor at the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, and the Director of the Australian Centre for Field Robotics. His main research interests are in field robotics automation and intelligent transport systems. The major impact of his fundamental research is in autonomous systems, navigation, and safety.

Dr Stewart Worrall

Research Fellow


Stewart Worrall received the Ph.D. from the University of Sydney, Australia, in 2009. He is currently a Research Fellow with the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, University of Sydney. His research is on the study and application of technology for vehicle automation and improving vehicle safety

Dr James Ward

Research Fellow


James Ward was awarded Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical) and Master of Education degrees by The University of Sydney in 1999 and 2003, and Ph.D. in mechatronic engineering in 2009 at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is currently a researcher with the Intelligent Vehicles and Safety Systems Group at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics in The University of Sydney. His research interests are safety analysis, vehicle safety systems and intelligent transportation.

Dr Mao Shan

Research Fellow


Mao Shan received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, Xi’an, China, in 2006, and the M.S. degree in automation and manufacturing systems and Ph.D. degree from the University of Sydney, Australia, in 2009 and 2014, respectively. He is currently a Research Fellow with the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, the University of Sydney. His research interests include autonomous systems, localisation, and tracking algorithms and applications.

Dr Charika De Alvis

Research Associate


Charika De Alvis received the Ph.D in Machine Learning from the University of Sydney, Australia in 2017. She is currently a research associate with the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, University of Sydney. Her research is focused on uncertainty modelling, camera and lidar data fusion and object tracking related to intelligent vehicles.

Dr Karan Narula

Research Associate


Karan Narula received his B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. He is currently a research associate with the Australian Centre of Field Robotics at University of Sydney, Australia. His research interests include distributed estimation and data fusion.
 

Postgraduate Students

Ms Siqi Yi

Postgraduate student

Localisation


Mr Kunming Li

Postgraduate student

Pedestrian trajectory prediction


Mr Dhanoop Karunakaran

Postgraduate student

Safety


Mr Darren Tsai

Postgraduate student

Detection and Tracking


 

Technical Support

Mr Jason Webb

Technical Officer


Jason Webb was awarded the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) degree from the University of Sydney, Australia, in 2017. He is currently a Technical Officer with the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, University of Sydney; supporting the research efforts of the Intelligent Transportation Systems group.