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 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 J. Stephany Berrio P.

Research Associate


Stephany’s work focuses on perception and mapping for Autonomous Vehicles. Stephany's PhD thesis at The University of Sydney, was scene understanding using probabilistic sensor fusion and map maintenance for long-term localisation of autonomous vehicles in urban environments.

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

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.