Personal details

Name
Dr Fernando Vanegas Alvarez
Position(s)
Research Fellow
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Electrical Engineering, Computer Science,
Robotics and Autonomous Systems
Discipline *
Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Phone
+61 7 3138 4593
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

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

Biography

Fernando Vanegas is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Robotics at Queensland University of Technology. He holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Halmstad University and a PhD in Aerial Robotics from QUT. He has developed frameworks for planning UAV missions in GPS-denied environments for navigation, target finding and tracking purposes using machine learning techniques based on reinforcement learning and optimal sequential decision making. His current research interests include motion planning for UAV exploration in GPS-denied and cluttered environments, POMDP, SLAM and Visual Odometry.

This information has been contributed by Dr Fernando Vanegas Alvarez.