I am a PhD student in the Statistical Learning and Motor Control Group and the Autonomous Agents Research Group investigating reinforcement learning for physical human-robot interaction, funded by the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems.
Previously I was a Research Engineer at DLR’s Institute for Mechatronics and Robotics, working on an inspiring assistive robotics system called EDAN and before that, I was a Visiting Student Researcher at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory working on robotic autonomy for the DARPA RACER Challenge. Along the way I also helped create a mobile humanoid robot called EVA.
I graduated with First Class Honours in a Bachelor of (Mechatronic (Space)) Engineering and a Bachelor of Advanced Science (Physics) from the University of Sydney in 2023. As an undergraduate, I undertook several internships in parallel with my studies, working with the Max Planck Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Cochlear, Australian National University, and Saber Astronautics.
I am very passionate about robotics and machine learning, and how these fields can advance and benefit humanity in a wide range of settings from space exploration to healthcare. On a personal note, I was born and raised in Australia, and enjoy playing music, film photography, cinema, oil painting, and seeing the world. Feel free to get in contact!