Maritime Young Innovator Scholarship goes to Andrew Short!

Mr Andrew Short, one of our a Ph.D candidates at the University of Wollongong, for his work on a collaborative research project designed to develop robots for inspection of submarine ballast tanks. Research conducted through the RTCNDM.

As part of his research Andrew has developed both a new approach to motion planning for robots and an Automated Offline Programming software library to support the development of industrial robots and simulators; this has also been sold commercially and he has co-founded a start-up company to commercialise further this software technology.

Great to see our PhD students making such progress, the best judge of the final product!

The shot below shows Andrew accepting the award from Minister Pyne.

Andrew receiving his prize