Academics

Ian Manchester

Professor, Director (ACFR), Co-Director (SIRIS)

Phone: +61 2 9351 2186
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Stefan Williams

Professor, Co-Director (SIRIS)

Phone: +61 2 9351 2341
Research: Marine Robotics
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Eduardo Nebot

Professor

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Salah Sukkarieh

Professor

Phone: +61 2 9351 8154
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David Rye

Associate Professor

Research: Social Robotics
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Graham Brooker

Senior Lecturer

Phone: +61 2 9351 4023
Research: Field Robotics
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Donald Dansereau

Senior Lecturer

Phone: +61 2 8627 7562
Research: Robotic Imaging
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Viorela Ila

Senior Lecturer

Phone: +61 2 8627 8750
Research: Robotic Imaging
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Guodong Shi

Senior Lecturer

Phone: +61 2 8627 8037
Research: Network Systems
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Mitch Bryson

Academic Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9351 5583
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Research Fellows and Associates

Tim Bailey

Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9114 4763
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Mehala Balamurali

Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9351 8145
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Asher Bender

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 9351 8173
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Julie (Stephany) Berrio Perez

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 9036 4278
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Mohammadreza Chamanbaz

Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9114 2199
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Mehdi Foumani

Senior Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 8627 7092
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Ali Göktoğan

Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9351 8144
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Philip Gun

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 8627 4201
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Andrew Hill

Centre Lead, Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation

Phone: +61 2 9351 4209
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William Jones

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 8627 9867
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Liyang Liu

Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 8627 7026
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Xinglong Lu

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 8627 9678
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Arman Melkumyan

Senior Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9351 3998
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Karan Narula

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 8627 9111
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Oscar Pizarro

Principal Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9351 8576
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Abdul Qadir

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 9114 0889
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Konstantin Seiler

Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9351 4290
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Mao Shan

Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 8627 4496
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Katherine Silversides

Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9351 7907
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Lachlan Toohey

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 8627 9453
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Nathan Wallace

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 9114 4683
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Ruigang Wang

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 8627 8258
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Stewart Worrall

Research Fellow

Phone: +61 2 9351 4514
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Hao Wu

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Bowen Yi

Research Associate

Phone: +61 2 8627 9677
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Postgraduate Students

Abdullah Al-Azzawi

HDR

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Stein Allen

HDR

Research: Field Robotics
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James Allworth

HDR

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Nicholas Barbara

HDR

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Nader Boutros

HDR

Research: Marine Robotics
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Jing (Johnny) Cheng

HDR

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Timothy Dell

HDR

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Heather Doig

HDR

Research: Marine Robotics
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Fletcher Fan

HDR

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Weirong Ge

HDR

Research: Field Robotics
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Ryan Griffiths

HDR

Research: Robotic Imaging
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Nicholas Harrison

HDR

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Sebastian King

HDR

Research: Marine Robotics
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Jacob Mackay

HDR

Research: Field Robotics
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Wilhelm Marais

HDR

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Ahalya Ravendran

HDR

Research: Robotic Imaging
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Max Revay

HDR

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Jackson Shields

HDR

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Vera Somers

HDR

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Frederik Westling

HDR

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Siqi Yi

HDR

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Shaoqiu Zheng

HDR

Technical Staff

 Jasper Brown

Senior Research Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
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Tony Cimino

Technical Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 9709
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Supporting: Field Robotics

Gilles Faure

Senior Software Engineer
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 8627 4535
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Supporting: Mining Automation

Matthew Geier

Computer Systems Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 9351 8149
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Michael Gerber

Software Engineer Team Lead
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 9114 4734
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Supporting: Mining Automation

David Henderson

Mechatronics Engineer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 9254
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Supporting: Marine Robotics

David Hickling

Technical & Administrative Assistant
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 8279
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Supporting: Field Robotics

Matthew Imhoff

Software Engineer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 4570
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Thomas Ingram

Senior Software Engineer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 4570
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Najmeh Kamyab Pour

Senior Software Engineer
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 8627 9679
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Supporting: Mining Automation

Christian Lees

Senior Technical Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 9351 8515
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Supporting: Marine Robotics

Brenton Leighton

Technical Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 9114 4605
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Supporting: Marine Robotics

Raymond Leung

Senior Software Engineer
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 9351 4647
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Supporting: Mining Automation

Alex Lowe

Lead Technical Engineer
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 9036 6397
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Supporting: Mining Automation

Nomalatha Manickavelrajan

Senior Software Engineer
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 8627 4201
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Supporting: Mining Automation

Javier Martinez

Engineering Coordinator
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 9036 6391
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Supporting: Field Robotics

Erik Muller

Software Engineer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 9036 4231
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Khalid Rafique

Senior Project Manager
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 9070
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Amit Rajawat

Senior Software Engineer
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 9114 4680
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Supporting: Mining Automation

Jeremy Randle

Senior Technical Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 9351 7468
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Supporting: Field Robotics

Anne Redulla

Senior Software Engineer
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 8627 9917
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Supporting: Mining Automation

David Spray

Technical Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 5717
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Supporting: Field Robotics

Kevin Tjoe

Systems Administrator
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 9036 7179
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Supporting: Mining Automation

Stefan Trpkovski

Software Engineer Team Lead
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 9351 4214
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Supporting: Mining Automation

George Wakeham

Senior Technical Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 5928
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Supporting: Marine Robotics

Jason Webb

Software/Systems Engineer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 9465
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Xin Zhao

Senior Software Engineer
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
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Supporting: Mining Automation

John Zigman

Software Engineer Team Lead
Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation
Phone: +61 2 9036 5359
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Supporting: Mining Automation

Professional Staff

Annette Karydis

Administration Manager
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 9351 8146
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Keiran Parker

Business Development Manager
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 8627 7167
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Liz Dimond

Administration Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 9351 8148
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Lesley Vanderkwast

Administration Officer
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
Phone: +61 2 9351 7126
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Contacts

Sydney Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems
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