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Professor Duncan Campbell
Discipline *
Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing
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PhD (La Trobe University)

Professional memberships
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Director, Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA) Board Member and Treasurer, Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS) Fellow, Engineers Australia (FIEAust) Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Member, Australian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) Australian and New Zealand Regional Co-Chair, Global CDIO Initiative


Unmanned aircraft systems, Aerial robotics, Autonomous Systems, Intelligent Systems, Engineering Education.

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


Professor Duncan Campbell is the Director of QUT’s Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA) in the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Discipline with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He has 25 years of research leadership in control and automation. Duncan serves as Treasurer on the Board of the Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS) and was the IEEE Queensland Section Chapter Chair of the Control Systems/Robotics and Automation Society Joint Chapter (2008/2009). He is the Chair of CDIO Australian and New Zealand regional group of the global CDIO collaboration in engineering education, and was President of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education in 2011. Duncan was the leader for the recently completed Project ResQu, a two year, $7M collaborative research partnership between QUT, CSIRO, Boeing Research & Technology Australia, Insitu Pacific Ltd and the Queensland State Government. Project ResQu fast-tracked research focusing on the enabling technologies and the regulatory environment toward the routine operation of unmanned aircraft.

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Teaching area

  • Control systems
  • Industrial process control
  • Electrical engineering
  • Engineering design
This information has been contributed by Professor Duncan Campbell.


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