Luis Mejias Alvarez

  • Associate Investigator
  • QUT
  • 2014 - 2021

Luis Mejias is an Associate Professor and Mechatronics Study Area Coordinator at QUT and was the Deputy Director of the QUT Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA). He has a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering, a Master of Telecommunication, a PhD in Robotics and Automation and a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education.

He specialises in unmanned aerial systems covering many aspects related to this field such as navigation, control theory, path planning, image processing and vision-based control amongst others. His research is related to the development of automation technologies that enable unmanned aircraft to perform tasks with minimal user supervision. He is particularly motivated by the development of enabling technologies that allow seamless usage of unmanned aircraft in society.

He is currently investigating machine learning approaches for automatic analysis of drone imagery,  and design, modelling and control of tilting rotors.

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