Innovation and Enterprise Research Laboratory

People

Research Team

Research Team

Jesse Clark is a software engineer who has developed applications for a number of Silicon Valley startups. At NASA he worked on databases for the International Space Station and robotic simulations for the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Peter is one of the world's leading cognitive scientists. He serves on the Nobel Prize Committee and has developed several breakthrough frameworks for decision making using probabilistic reasoning, belief revision, and conceptual spaces.

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Sajjad is a Endeavour Fellow and works on Data Analytics and Robotics in the Magic Lab.

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Ben is a UTS Chancellor Fellow working on building intelligent social robots.

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Rony Novianto is a roboticist and computer scientist with expertise across the fields of cognitive and social robotics, artificial intelligence and cognitive science. His research includes cognitive architecture, decision making and behavioural composition planning.

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Pavlos works on belief reviison methods for intelligent systems.

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Henri co-invented Possiblistic Theory and develops innovative methods for modeling uncertainty and risk for decision making.

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Xun is a Chancellors Fellow working on risk management for robot decision making and other mobile technologies. Xun manages Planet KR and the University Apple Academic Development Licence.

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Mary-Anne is a data scientist and roboticist with transdiscipinary expertise in computer science, artificial intelligence, business, and law. She works in disruptive innovation and bio-inspired technologies that make smart real-time decisions using backgroung knowledge and insights from data analytics.

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Woz, co-founder of Apple Inc, is the Distinguish Professor of Technology. He provides leadership and mentorship for students in innovation. Woz developed the Apple I and II transforming the computer industry. He is Chief Scientist at Primary Data.

Current Students

Current Students

Sammy Pfeiffer

From teleoperated to self learning humanoid robots

Sam is a versatile robotics engineer from the UPC: BarcelonaTech who has been working in robotics as a hobby, as part of his role in the UPC Robotics Club and as part of his job at PAL Robotics bringing to life their humanoid platforms. Sam has worked developing drivers, low level control, navigation, manipulation, perception, robot behaviours, human robot interfaces and many other challenges found during his career.

Now he works on robot teleoperation and human detection to have the necessary tools to eventually make robots able to perceive their surroundings and act accordingly.

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Robotics Intern from USA

Henry is a creative mechatronics student from the University of Southern California who works on intelligent connected cars.

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Robotics Intern from France

Hugo is interested in all kinds of technological things related to human factors. The research that he would like to lead is based on a combination of Human System Interaction and the adaptation of these systems to humans.

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Meg Tonkin

Social Robotics

Meg is researching and experimenting in social robotics. Her PhD investigates privacy expectations and perceptions in human robot interaction.

Current Students

PhD Topic: Robot Representations of Emotions through Social Signals

Jonathan graduated from University of Milan in Digital Communication and Computer Science. His PhD investigation is the representation of emotions in social robots through social signals and models of artificial empathy. Other interests include: Human-Robot social interactions, developmental robotics, affective computing, cognitive sciences/psychology/neuroscience of emotions, biologically inspired models for robots intelligence, dimensionality reduction and manifolds learning, roboethics.

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Mahya Mirzaei Poueinag

PhD Topic: Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services

Mahya trained as a space engineer. She is working on human-centric disruptive innovations in financial services. She works with CBA and received a 2015 IBM PhD Fellowship, and 2015 Australia Computer Society Foundation Fellowship.

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PhD Topic: Robot Empathy and Artificial Pain

Muh Anshar commences his PhD study in 2012 under the scheme of Australian Leadership Scholarship which is a prestigious award for young leaders in their speficied fields. Graduated from UTS in 2009 with a Master's Degree by Research in the field of machine learning application for evolving robot locomotion. Current research interest is Artificial Pain, Self-Awareness Framework for Robot and Robot Empathy.

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PhD Topic: Robot Motion Behaviour

Nima works on the Inverse Kinematics and Kinematic Control of robotic manipulators.

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Pramod Parajuli

PhD Topic: Risk Management

Pramod is from Nepal and working on an innovative framework for risk management in decision making.

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Robert Lange

PhD Topic: Learning to Forget

Robert has a senior position at Fujitsu and is working on the Internet of Things and the need for these technologies to forget information over time.

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Shaukat Abedi

PhD Topic: Recognising Human Activities using Vision

Shaukat Abidi is a final year PhD student in Magic Lab from Karachi. He is developing new advanced techniques for recogning human actions from single image.

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Srinivas Madhisetty

PhD Topic: Privacy on Social Media

Sri is a lecturer in the School of Software at UTS and is developing a new framework for managing privacy on social media.

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Syed Ali Raza

PhD Topic: Robot Learning through Mimicry

Ali is the lead software designer for the Karachi Koala robot soccer team. He is developing his PhD project in robot learning by imitating humans.

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PhD Topic: Invention and Protecting IP

Sylvan is innovative developing methods for determining how to best represent ideas in patent claims with a focus on the role of diagrams.

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Wei Wang

PhD Topic: Robot Peer Learning

Wei is developing a novel social network for robots to share skills and capabilities.

Collaborators

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Graduates

Graduates

CSIRO

Topic: Decision Making and Strategic Behaviours

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UTS Magic Lab

Topic: Commonsense Reasoning

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Car startup, Co-Founder / Designer at Helperific & Study Socket

Topic: Designing Intelligent Behaviours

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Marc Institute, WSU

Topic: Cognitive Robotics

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World Nomads Group

Topic: Robot Locomotion

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Accenture

Topic: Learning New Skills

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UTS Business School

Topic: Strategic Decision Making

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Francis Ilagan

Topic: iPad Application Design

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Hong Son Nguyen

Topic: Designing Robot Plans

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Founder, Leafcutter Creative Digital

Topic: Leading Innovation and Enterprise in Organisations

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AZKOYEN Payment Technologies

Topic: Interactive Knowledge Management

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Jebrin Sharawneh

IT Consultant

Topic: Risk Management: Strategies based on Follow the Leader

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ResMed

Topic: Teaching and Learning Skills

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Google Apps Deployment Engineer

Topic: Reactive and Strategic Behaviour

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Manh Tuan Vu

Topic: Attention based Decision Making

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Software Engineer at Apple

Topic: Intelligent Decision Making

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Principal Systems Engineer at Cochlear

Topic: Action and Control

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Engineer at Provecta Process Automation

Topic: Learning New Skills through Imitation

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Nicholas Agnew

AWE Limited

Topic: Behaviour by Design

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IBM

Topic: Agent Design Methodologies

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Atlassian

Topic: Object Recognition

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UTS Magic Lab

Topic: Bio-Inspired Cognitive Archtiectures for Robots

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Shan Chen

USP

Topic: Privacy and Personal Information Management

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Swinburne University

Topic: Brand Personality

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University of Western Australia

Topic: Agent-Oriented Belief Revision.

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UTS Magic Lab

Topic: Decision Making under Risk and Uncertainty

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Twitter

Topic: Navigation and Planning

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D'Ieteren, Belgium

Topic: Decision Making and Intelligent Action

Research Collaborators and Visitors

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Visual Risk

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University of Frieberg

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UC Berkeley

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Google

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Ernst and Young

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Kings College London

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Stanford University and University of Colorado

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Oxford University

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Stanford University

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University of Toronto

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DARPA

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Stanford University

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Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

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Linkopping University

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Byrne Data

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Ernst and Young

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Disrupt

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Stanford University

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University of Science and Technology of China