People

Our Team

Prof Eduardo Nebot

Director, ACFR


Eduardo M. 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. The major impact of his fundamental research is in autonomous systems, navigation, and safety.

Dr James Ward

Research Associate


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 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 focused on the study and application of technology for vehicle automation and improving vehicle 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 focused on the study and application of technology for vehicle automation and improving vehicle safety.

Visitors


Past Members

Raul Quintero Minguez

Visiting Research Student


I'm a PhD student in the ISIS Research group, at the Computer Engineering Department, University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) Spain. I received my BSc in Computer Science and my MSc in Advanced Electronics Systems - Intelligent Systems in 2009 and 2011 respectively. I started my PhD about pedestrian path and intention prediction in 2012. My areas of interest include Intelligent Transportation Systems, Intelligent Vehicles, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Machine Learning and Computer Vision.

Dr Johan Philips

Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate


Johan Philips received his Licentiaat in de Informatica (M. Sc. in Computer Science) in 2005, his Master of Artificial Intelligence in 2006, and the Ph. D. degree in Robotics in 2012, all from the University of Leuven. Currently, he is a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leuven, conducting research on communication and coordination in multi-robot systems in half a dozen European research projects. His research interest covers robot software design, distributed systems and multi-agent coordination and control.

Bas van Otterloo

Visiting Intern


Dr Asher Bender

Research Associate


Asher Bender is a research associate at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics and a member of the Intelligent Vehicles and Safety Systems Group. His research focuses on applying machine learning to solve problems in field robotics. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) and Doctor of Philosophy which were awarded by the University of Sydney in 2008 and 2013.

Dr Gabriel Agamennoni


Bryan Clarke

Completed PhD Studies


Zhiwen Xian

Visiting Research Student


Zhiwen received the B.S. degree in navigation and control from National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), Changsha, China, in 2010. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at NUDT, and is currently a visiting scholar with Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR), the University of Sydney, Australia. His research topic is multiple sensors fusion for autonomous navigation and stereo cameras based motion flow estimation.

David Orchansky