Thierry Peynot

Thierry is an Associate Professor in Robotics and Autonomous Systems and Mining3 Chair in Mining Robotics at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). He is a Chief Investigator of the QUT Centre for Robotics. Prior to joining QUT, he was a Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR), The University of Sydney, and also worked at NASA Ames Research Centre in California. He received his PhD degree from the University of Toulouse (INPT), France, with a thesis prepared at LAAS-CNRS.

Thierry is Associate Editor for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) and has served regularly as an Associate Editor for the IROS and ICRA conferences. He was the Local Arrangement Chair for ICRA 2018 in Brisbane, and is currently Vice-Chair of the Robotics and Automation/Control Systems Society (RAS/CS) for the IEEE Queensland Section.

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 becoming an Associate Investigator in May 2018.

Disciplines: Autonomous Systems, Autonomous Vehicles, Computer Vision, Robotics,
Industries: Aerospace, Defence, Medical, Mining, Natural Environment,