Mr Fletcher Talbot

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Fletcher is a software engineer with DATA61, CSIRO in the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group. Graduating from the University of Queensland (UQ) with a Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering in 2014, he has been with CSIRO since late 2013. He is the chief software engineer for OpenSHC, the high-level control software running on the majority of DATA61 legged platforms including the Multi-legged Autonomous eXplorer, Magneto and Gizmo. Fletcher is also the primary robot operator, testing lead, local navigation and GUI developer for the CSIRO-Data61 SubT team participating in the DARPA Subterranean Robotics Challenge.

Current Roles

  • Robot Operator
    DARPA SubT Challenge

  • Testing Lead
    DARPA SubT Challenge

  • Local Navigation Software Development
    DARPA SubT Challenge

  • Software support and maintenance

Academic Qualifications

  • 2014

    Bachelor of Engineering Hons. - Mechatronics
    University of Queensland

Professional Experiences

  • 2013-2014

    Vacation Scholar

  • 2014-2016

    Graduate Fellow

  • 2016

    Software Engineer