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2021 Laureate Profile: Professor Michael Milford

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Professor Michael Milford

Administering Organisation:  Queensland University of Technology

Fellowship project summary

FL210100156: Re-Evolving Nature’s Best Positioning Systems for People and Their Machines.

The aim is to develop next-generation positioning capabilities that reduce Australia’s increasingly risky strategic reliance on vulnerable GPS satellites owned by other countries, and that enable transformation of Australia’s most important sectors through enhanced automation and robotics. Our approach re-evolves, re-engineers, and re-combines the best performing and best understood components of nature’s best positioning systems with new technological advances in sensing and computation. The expected outcomes are high-performance positioning systems that improve the competitiveness of Australia’s leading industries and provide the positioning reliability required by the defence sector to keep Australia secure.

Australian Research Council funding: $ 2,716,041

Find out more about Professor Milford and their research areas of interest to date by visiting their profile page on Queensland University of Technology's website

For further information about this funding scheme, please visit the Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme page.

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