Associate Professor
Luis Mejias Alvarez

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Electrical Engineering & Robotics

Personal details


Associate Professor, UAV
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Electrical Engineering & Robotics


Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Vision-Based Guidance and Navigation for UAS, Collision Avoidance and Forced Landing Technologies for UAS, Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition, Sensor Fusion, Visual Servoing


Aerospace Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD(Robotics and Automation) (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid)
  • GradCertEd (HigherEd) (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Deputy Director, Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (2014-2016)
  • Chair, QLD IEEE Control Systems Society/Robotics and Automation Society (2016,2018)
  • Steering Committee, International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (2014-2018)
  • Member of the  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of the Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA)


Teaching areas
  • Aircraft Systems and Flight control
  • Navigation Systems for Aircraft
  • Space Technology
  • Microcontrollers and Digital Systems
  • Autonomous Systems

Selected publications

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Research projects