Professor Gordon Wyeth

Queensland University of Technology

Tel: +61 7 3138 2223
Web: https://wiki.qut.edu.au/display/cyphy

Professor Gordon Wyeth recently joined the Queensland University of Technology as a Professor in robotics. He holds a PhD and a Bachelor of Engineering degree (with honours) in Computer Systems Engineering. He is the President of IEEE Control Systems, Robotics and Automation Queensland chapter, former president of the Australian Robotics and Automation Association and has served in various leadership positions in the RoboCup International Federation. He serves in various editorial positions for leading international robotics journals and conferences.

Professor Wyeth's research receives funding through the Australian Research Council and other government and industry bodies. His team has designed and constructed more than twenty types of robots, including flying robots, wall-climbing robots, high performance wheeled robots, legged robots, manipulators and a humanoid robot. His robot soccer team, the RoboRoos, have been runners-up three times in the RoboCup World Cup of robot soccer. His research is internationally recognized for building practical and useful robots that exploit, explain and expand models of living systems.