Professor Karl Sammut

Professor

College of Science and Engineering

place Tonsley (4.22)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Karl Sammut completed his Ph.D at The University of Nottingham (U.K) in 1992 and was employed between 1992 and 1995 as a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Politecnico di Milano (Italy), and at Loughborough University (UK). He commenced his appointment at Flinders University in 1995. He is currently a Professor with the Engineering Discipline in the College of Science and Engineering. His primary research activities are in the area of autonomous marine vehicles, including mission planning, vehicle navigation, guidance and control, and situation awareness. Prof Sammut is the Director of the Centre for Maritime Engineering at Flinders University.

Qualifications
B.Eng (University College Wales)) 1988,
PhD (Nottingham Uni) 1993
Honours, awards and grants
C.Eng (IET),
Senior Member (IEEE)
Key responsibilities

Director, Centre for Maritime Engineering, Control and Imaging

Course Coordinator, BEng Naval Architecture

Research expertise
Autonomous vehicles
Electrical and electronic engineering
Embedded Systems
Research interests

Autonomous Marine (Surface/Underwater) Vehicles
Robotics
Embedded Systems
Active Control of Vibration
Computer Vision
Smart Structures and Materials

Topic coordinator
ENGR3701 Computer Organisation & Design
ENGR4712 Autonomous Systems
ENGR4732 Instrumentation
Supervisory interests
Active vibration control
Autonomous vehicles
Computer vision
Embedded systems
Robotics
Smart materials
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Principal supervisor: Autonomous Surface Vessels (1), Automous Underwater Vehicles (1), Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (1), Lithium Ion Battery Development (1), Underwater Acoustics (1), Robotics (1)
Completion
Principal supervisor: Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (1), Embedded Systems (1), Smart Structures (2)
Associate supervisor: Computer Vision (1), Smart Structures (2)
Publications
Expert for media contact
Engineering - Electrical and Electronic
Automomous Underwater Vehicles
Autonomous Surface Vehicles
Computer Vision
Embedded Systems
Intelligent Sytems
Available for contact via
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+61 8 82012092
0427 398 713
Media expertise
  • Engineering - Electrical and Electronic
Interests
  • Automomous Underwater Vehicles
  • Autonomous Surface Vehicles
  • Computer Vision
  • Embedded Systems
  • Intelligent Sytems
Further information

Links

For further details regarding research work, please look at the the following webpage for the Centre for Maritime Engineering, Control and Imaging webpage and the Maritime RobotX webpage.