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Alex Stephens

Graduate Student

Biography

Alex is a DPhil student at Exeter College and a member of the EPSRC CDT in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems (AIMS). He joined ORI in 2020 as part of the GOALS group, and is supervised by Prof. Nick Hawes.

Alex completed his BEng in Mechatronics and BSc in Physics and Computer Science at the University of Sydney in 2019. He interned at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a member of team CoSTAR in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge, where he wrote his undergraduate thesis on simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM) in challenging subterranean environments. He also has experience working at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, Atlassian, and with physics research groups in optics, astrophysics and quantum control.

In his free time, Alex enjoys running, cinema, photography, and learning about all things tech.