QUT leads research and policy development in autonomous vehicles across the transport, defence, mining and agricultural sectors.
We particularly specialize in technological capabilities around positioning systems for GPS- and communication-denied environments, visual intelligence systems including advanced terrain traversability analysis and full autonomy stack development.
AUSMURI: Neuro-Autonomy: Neuroscience-Inspired Perception, Navigation, and Spatial Awareness for Autonomous Robots
01/09/2019 - 01/09/2024
Rheinmetall Defence Australia: Advanced Terrain Detection (ATD)
We're solving complex developmental problems related to autonomous driving, to help deliver game-changing autonomous vehicle technologies in Australia.
[COMPLETED] How automated vehicles will interact with road infrastructure
QUT researchers who took an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system on a south-east Queensland road trip have identified the key role high-definition annotated maps will likely play in autonomous driving on Australian roads.
Automation-enabling positioning for underground mining
Advance Queensland Innovation Partnership, Caterpillar, Mining3
The project offers potential solutions to the challenge of accurately estimating the position of vehicles in underground mining environments.
Mini Autonomous Vehicles
01/03/2017 - Ongoing
QUT has led development of a fleet of miniature autonomous vehicles as part of the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision.