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Professor Gordon Wyeth

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Dean's Office

Personal

Name
Professor Gordon Wyeth
Position(s)
Executive Dean
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Dean's Office
Discipline *
Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing
Phone
+61 7 3138 2781
Fax
+61 7 3138 1507
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Queensland), GCEd(HigherEd) (University of Queensland), BEng(CompSys)(Hons) (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Fellow, Engineers Australia
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Member, Australian Robotics and Automation Association
Keywords

Robotics, Computational Biology, Computer Vision

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Queensland University of Technology

  • Executive Dean, Science and Engineering Faculty, June 2014 – Present
  • Head of School, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Jan 2012 – Jun 2014
  • Acting Head of School, Engineering Systems, Jun 2011 – Dec 2011
  • Professor of Robotics, Jan 2010 – Present
University of Nottingham
  • Visiting Professor, 2007
University of Queensland
  • Director, Robotics Laboratory, 1998 – 2009
  • Director, Mechatronic Engineering, 2004 – 2009
  • Senior Lecturer, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, 2000 – 2009
  • Lecturer, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, 1997 – 1999
  • Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1994 – 1996

Awards

  • Best Vision Paper: Milford M. And Wyeth G. (2012) SeqSLAM: Visual Route-Based Navigation for Sunny Summer Days and Stormy Winter Nights, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2012), March 2012.
  • Best Paper: Maddern W., Milford M. and Wyeth G. (2010) “Loop Closure Detection on a Suburban Road Network using a Continuous Appearance-based Trajectory”, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA 2010), December 2010.
  • Best Paper: Maddern W. and Wyeth G. (2008) “Development of a Hemispherical Compound Eye for Egomotion Estimation,” Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA 2008), Canberra, Australia, December 2008.
  • Runner-up Best Paper: M. J. Milford and  G. Wyeth (2007), “Spatial Mapping and Map Exploitation: a Bio-Inspired Engineering Perspective”, International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2007), Melbourne, Australia,  September 2007.
  • Best Paper: Prasser D. and Wyeth G.F. (2003) “Laboratory Vision System for Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping,” International Conference on  Autonomous Minirobots for Research and Edutainment (AMiRE2003) Brisbane, Australia, February 2003.
Professional Activities
  • IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Chairman, Queensland Chapter, 2010 – 2011
  • President, Australian Robotics and Automation Association, 2004 – 2006
  • Vice President, Australian Robotics and Automation Association, 2002 – 2003
This information has been contributed by Professor Gordon Wyeth.

Teaching

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Advanced Robotics and Control
  • Biorobotics
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Automatic Control
  • Introduction to Control Engineering
  • Advanced Control Engineering
  • Electrical Energy and Measurements
  • Circuits, Signals and Systems
  • Advanced Games Programming
  • Neural Networks
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Project
  • Team Project I
  • Team Project II
  • Mechatronic System Design Project I
  • Mechatronic System Design Project II
This information has been contributed by Professor Gordon Wyeth.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
CE140100016
Start year
2014
Keywords
Robotic Vision, Robotics, Computer Vision
Title
Human Cues for Robot Navigation
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP140103216
Start year
2014
Keywords
Autonomous Robots, Mapping and Navigation, Spatial Cognition
Title
Robotics for zero-tillage agriculture
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP110200375
Start year
2012
Keywords
Robotics, Broad Acre Agriculture, Zero Tillage, Weed Control
Title
Lifelong Robotic Navigation Using Visual Perception
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP110103006
Start year
2011
Keywords
Robotics, Computer Vision, Visual Mapping, Visual Navigation
Title
Talking with Robots: Evolving Grounded Language for Embodied Agents
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0987078
Start year
2009
Keywords
Development Robotics, Human Robot Interaction, Evolution of Grounded Language
Title
Thinking Systems: Navigating Through Real and Conceptual Spaces
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
TS0669699
Start year
2006
Keywords

Supervision