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Research Biography

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.

Research Interests

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

Completed Supervisions

Principal Supervisions:
  • Smart Structures (2)
  • Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (1)
  • Embedded Systems (1)
Associate Supervisions:
  • Smart Structures (2)
  • Computer Vision (1)

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, The University of Nottingham

Award Date: 1 Mar 1993

External positions

Senior Principal Research Scientist


  • Registered

Research Areas

  • Automation, control and robotics engineering

Supervisory Interests

  • Robotics
  • Active vibration control
  • Computer vision
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Embedded systems
  • Smart materials


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