Dr Feras Dayoub


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PhD in Robotics and Computer Vision (University of Lincoln, Lincoln)

Dr Feras Dayoub is a senior lecturer with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in QUT. Before that, Feras was a research fellow with the Australian Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision (ACRV) – Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Feras obtained his PhD in 2012 from Lincoln Centre for Autonomous Systems (L-CAS), UK. He is interested in the deployment of machine learning and computer vision on mobile robots in challenging environments. Feras worked with various types of robots such as Agrobotics — as part of a Queensland DAF Agricultural Robotics Program in QUT, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) — as the computer vision lead on the COTSBot project.  Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) — as part of a project for assisted autonomy during the inspection of power infrastructure and mobile service robots — as a postdoc in an Australian research council discovery project on lifelong robotic navigation using visual perception.

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Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2018
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Award for best-profile raising event in robotics and CV communities (2018).
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2018
Details
Associate Editor, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L)
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2018
Details
Associated editor for the IEEE RA-L Special Issue on Precision Agricultural Robotics and Autonomous Farming Technologies (2018).
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
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Finalist for the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Environmental Research, the CotsBot project.
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2016
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The Great Barrier Reef Foundation's RangerBot project with Dr Matthew Dunbabin and myself won the people's choice vote in the Google Impact Challenge Australia.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2015
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QUT Vice Chancellor's Performance Award, 2015