Professor Jonathan Roberts

  • ARM Hub Technical Director; Centre Director Australian Cobotics Centre
  • Queensland University of Technology

Jonathan Roberts is Professor in Robotics at Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

His main research interests are in the areas of Field Robotics, Design Robotics and Medical Robotics. He was a co-inventor of the UAV Challenge, an international flying robot competition. Before joining QUT, Professor Roberts was the Research Director of CSIRO’s Autonomous Systems Laboratory where he developed projects in the area of museum robotics and telepresence. Professor Roberts is a Past President of the Australian Robotics & Automation Association, was a member of the Founding Editorial Board of the IEEE Journal of Robotics and Automation Letters and served as a Senior Editor for 5 years. He is the Centre Director of the Australian Cobotics Centre which was established in August 2021 with a focus on the implementation of Collaborative Robotics (or Cobotics) within Australian manufacturing.

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