Alan Shepherd BSc
PhD Research Student
Graduated with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Salford 1980. Since then engaged mainly in the development of computer software, control systems design, engineering analysis and simulation modelling mainly in Aerospace. More recently worked as a research team leader for Airbus UK involved in systems and materials development on landing gear. Research interests include, machine vision, machine learning, embedded computing, electronics and robotic systems. Started PhD studies at Loughborough October 2018.
PhD Thesis Title: Machine Learning and Vision in Robot Control
Currently engaged in developing machine vision algorithms to produce 3D world models of the environment. These algorithms will be embedded within a robot to provide part of an autonomous control capability.