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2018 Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award goes to Matthew Johnson-Roberson

Assistant Professor, Matthew Johnson-Roberson has received the 2017-2018 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department Outstanding Faculty Award.| Short Read
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This annual award is presented in recognition for excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Matthew Johnson-Roberson also has a Joint Appointment with the Computer Science and Engineering Department. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Sydney in 2010. There he worked on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles for long-term environmental monitoring.

Upon joining the University of Michigan faculty in 2013, he created the DROP (Deep Robot Optical Perception) Lab, which researches 3D reconstruction, segmentation, data mining, and visualization. He has held prior postdoctoral appointments with the Centre for Autonomous Systems – CAS at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and the Australian Centre for Field Robotics at the University of Sydney. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award (2015).

 

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Origami sonic barrier could reduce traffic noise

The ancient paper folding art was combined with wave propagation physics to create a new traffic noise barrier. | Medium Read