Associate Professor Felipe Gonzalez
Faculty of Engineering
School of Electrical Engineering & Robotics
Dr Gonzalez is an Associate Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics (EER) and a CI in the QUT Centre for Robotics (QCR), with a passion for innovation in the fields of aerial robotics and automation.
Dr Gonzalez' interest is in creating aerial robots, drones or UAVs that possess a high level of cognition using efficient on-board computer algorithms using advanced optimization and game theory approaches that assist us to understand and improve our physical and natural world.
Dr Gonzalez leads the Airborne Sensing Lab at QUT. He is the co-author of several books in UAV based remote sensing and UAV based design based on evolutionary optimization and game strategies and as of 2018, has published nearly 130 refereed papers. To date he has been awarded $40.1M in chief investigator/partner investigator grants ($6.5M total cash + in-kind contributions). This grant income represents a mixture of sole investigator funding, ARC DP, ARC LIEF, ARC Linkages, international, multidisciplinary collaborative grants and funding from industry.
He is also a Chartered Professional Engineer, Engineers Australia, National Professional Engineers Register (NPER), a Member Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS), the IEEE, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and Holder of a current Australian Private Pilot Licence (CASA PPL) and a Remote Pilot Licence (RePL from CASA).more...