Dr Dasun Gunasinghe

    Senior Research Engineer (Robotics and Autonomous Systems)

    Dr. Dasun Gunasinghe holds a dual degree in Mechatronic Engineering and Business Management from the University of Queensland, and currently works as a Senior Research Engineer (Robotics and Autonomous Systems) for the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), based within the QUT Centre for Robotics. Previously, he received a PhD in robotics from the University of Queensland for the study of novel conflict avoidance strategies for unmanned aircraft using stand-alone, independent systems. Since then, he has been involved in and lead numerous industry projects regarding: (a) collision avoidance benchmarking for mining vehicles; (b) through-ground communication systems for mining environments; (c) manipulator (robotic) implementations both in mining and the steel manufacturing industry; and (d) various ground robot and vision-based robotic manipulator research projects. “