Mark Underhill
Mark Underhill
Principal Engineer, Moog

Topic:

The Safety of Autonomous Robots

Abstract:

Bio:

Architectural contributor for many of Moog, Inc.’s most advanced systems, ranging from Moog’s earliest electromechanical actuation systems to Moog’s most recent autonomous systems.  Currently working with an elite team of developers to bring a flexible, quickly adaptable autonomous driving kit to market for agricultural and construction vehicles.  Extremely broad, yet detail oriented range of skills that includes computer vision and perception, artificial intelligence and neural networks, robotics software and hardware design, sensor selection and design, control systems design with in depth knowledge of motor/actuator control, real time embedded control and software design, power systems and power supply design.  Holder of 5 US patents with two patents in process, including one related to the use of cameras in safety applications, as well as many Moog internal invention disclosures.  Educational background includes an MSEE from Worcester Polytechnic and a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic.