Our Team

The Hub’s team of world-leading academics and innovative industry partners are at the forefront of robotics science, technology and commercialisation. The academic team has both outstanding fundamental research skills and a proven track record of industry engagement and impact. It comprises senior academics with years of experience running largescale centres, as well as early- to mid-career academics with new and transformational ideas.

Leadership Team

  • Ian Manchester

    Director

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  • Peter Corke

    Strategic Advisor

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  • Niko Sünderhauf

    Deputy Director - Research

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  • Stefan Williams

    Deputy Director - Technology & Impact

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  • Hanna Kurniawati

    Theme Lead - Planning and Control (ANU Node Lead)

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  • Don Dansereau

    Theme Lead - Sensing and Perception

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  • Viorela Ila

    Theme Lead - Mapping and Insights

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Chief Investigators

  • Thierry Peynot

    Chief Investigator

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  • Rahul Shome

    Chief Investigator

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  • Dimity Miller

    Lecturer

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  • Ian Manchester

    Director

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  • Anna Paradowska

    Chief Investigator

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  • Niko Sünderhauf

    Deputy Director - Research

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  • Stefan Williams

    Deputy Director - Technology & Impact

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  • Mitch Bryson

    Chief Investigator

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  • Hanna Kurniawati

    Theme Lead - Planning and Control (ANU Node Lead)

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  • Don Dansereau

    Theme Lead - Sensing and Perception

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  • Viorela Ila

    Theme Lead - Mapping and Insights

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  • Patrick Haslum

    Chief Investigator

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  • Guodong Shi

    Chief Investigator

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  • Salah Sukkarieh

    Chief Investigator

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Advisory Board

  • Julie Cairney

    Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research - Enterprise and Engagement)

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  • Steven Weller

    Executive Director, Engineering and Information Sciences

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  • Aude Vignelles

    Chief Technology Officer

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  • Gaurav Sukhatme

    Professor of Computer Science and Electrical & Computer Engineering

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  • Mike Zimmerman

    Partner

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Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Damian Abood

    Postdoctoral Fellow

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  • William Jones

    Postdoctoral Fellow

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  • Alexandre Cardaillac

    Postdoctoral Fellow

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Professional Staff

  • Bridget de Pelleport

    Hub Manager

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  • Ellie Lauritsen

    Project Officer

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PhD Students

  • Michael Somerfield

    PhD Researcher

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  • Chamuditha Galappaththige

    PhD Researcher

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  • Xina Zeng

    PhD Researcher

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  • Jingyang You

    PhD Researcher

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  • Raghav Mishra

    PhD Researcher

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  • Bina Rajan

    PhD Researcher

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