University of Technology, Sydney
Gamini Dissanayake is the James N Kirby Professor of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). He has expertise in a broad range of topics in robotics including sensor fusion, localisation, mapping, SLAM and human-robot interaction. He leads the UTS node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Autonomous Systems (CAS), UTS Centre for Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (CIMS) and the UTS robotics team.
He graduated in Mechanical/Production Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 1977. He received his M.Sc. in Machine Tool Technology and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Robotics) from the University of Birmingham, England in 1981 and 1985 respectively.