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London // Oxford
"Graphic Design is my Passion"
With thanks to github.com/ariutta/svg-pan-zoom and numerous other open-source tools,
including the well-known WYSIWYG web design tool, KiCAD [www.kicad-pcb.org].
They all said I was crazy! A whole website in an
SVG image? They all said it couldn't be done!
Well, look who's laughing now!
I am a PhD student in the Oxford Robotics Institute.
As a member of the
lab, I am particularly interested
of robotic systems
that act under uncertainty with real-world resource
constraints. Areas of interest within robotics
• Model-based sequential decision making
• Meta-reasoning for compute constraints and time-varying environments
• Bayesian / probabilistic reinforcement learning
• Markov decision process safe exploration
• Formal methods
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I started on a PhD at the Oxford Robotics Institute in
2020. Since then I've worked with robots that have
arms, legs, wheels, and propellors.
I was previously the manipulation team leader of
, competing in RoboCup in 2019 (
, where I was also acting team leader).
Between 2016 and 2020 I undertook an MEng in
Oxford's Engineering Department, specialising in
information engineering, microelectronics, control
theory, and mathematical methods.
I received an
IET Diamond Jubilee engineering
for the duration of my undergraduate
degree. In this time I also worked in an embedded
software engineering role at Cambridge Consultants,
as part of their
Technology Scholar programme
I enjoy technical leadership and running my own
electronic engineering mini-projects. These include
leading a team of ~15 undergraduates to design, build
and program a "
" robot, and launching a
high-altitude balloon scientific payload
Outside of work, I enjoy swimming and indoor
Budd, M., Lacerda, B., Duckworth, P., West, A., Lennox, B.,
& Hawes, N. (2020, October). Markov Decision Processes
with Unknown State Feature Values for Safe Exploration
using Gaussian Processes.
Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems