Peter Corke

Peter Corke is a Distinguished Professor at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision, and director of the QUT Centre for Robotics.  He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.  He is a co-founder of the Journal of Field Robotics, member of the editorial board of the Springer STAR series, former Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Robotics and Automation magazine and former member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Robotics Research. He has over 500 publications in the field, an h-index of 77 and over 30,000 citations. He has held visiting positions at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Carnegie-Mellon University Robotics Institute, and Oxford University.  Peter created the MATLAB and Python Toolboxes for Robotics and Machine Vision, is the author of the popular textbook “Robotics, Vision & Control”, created the Robot Academy repository of open online lessons, and was named the 2017 Australian University Teacher of the Year by the Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training.  In 2020 he was awarded the prestigious IEEE Robotics and Automation Society George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation. He is Chief Scientist for Dorabot and advisor to LYRO Robotics. His interests include visual-control of robots and the application of robots to problems such as large-scale environmental monitoring and agriculture, internet-based approaches to teaching at scale, open-source software development and writing.

Disciplines: Robotics,
Industries: Mining, Natural Environment,