David Ball

David Ball joined Thinking Systems as research fellow with particular focus on the engineering facets of the project. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering (Mechatronics) from The University of Queensland and completed his PhD in Mechatronics Engineering. David's research interests are in robots and agent systems for real dynamic, spatial environments. In particular, robot mobility for wheeled and legged robots, multi-agent coordination, control and navigation. David has held technical and organisational committee positions, including for the international event RoboCup. He has represented the University of Queensland five times at the international robot soccer competition, achieving second place twice.