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Professor, Canada Research Chair in Space Robotics and Space Technology, Carleton University

Research Interests

- Space Robotics
- Design of Serviceable Satellites
- On-orbit Satellite Servicing
- Design & Analysis of Planetary Rovers
- Design of Entry, Descent and Landing Systems for Planetary Exploration
- Robotic Drills & Instrumentation for Astrobiological Surveys
- Biomimetic Design for Space Applications

Muscle-like behaviours for robotic manipulators

- Forward model augmentation to feedback control of manipulators
- Micro-penetrator development
- Micro-rover development
- Optic flow and potential field-based navigation


- Space-based manipulators
- Planetary rovers
- Lunar base infrastructure development


  • –present
    Associa, Carleton University