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Thierry Peynot

Thierry Peynot

Thierry is an Associate Professor and Mining3 Chair in Mining Robotics in the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Discipline at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).  Between December 2007 and February 2014 he was a Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR), The University of Sydney.

He received his PhD degree from the University of Toulouse (INPT), France, in 2006, with a thesis prepared at LAAS-CNRS. From 2005 to 2007 he was also an Associate Lecturer at the University of Toulouse. In 2005 he visited the NASA Ames Research Centre in California.

He is Program Director (Automation) for Mining3

Thierry has served regularly as an Associate Editor of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) and the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). He was the Local Arrangement Chair for ICRA 2018 in Brisbane, and was recently Guest Editor of the Journal of Field Robotics for a special issue on Alternative Sensing Techniques for Robot Perception.

His current research interests focus on mobile robotics and autonomous systems in challenging environments, and include: resilient perception, multimodal sensing, sensor data fusion, robotic vision, mapping and localisation, and terrain traversability estimation for unmanned ground vehicles.

Thierry was a Research Affiliate with the Centre before joining as an Associate Investigator in May 2018.

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