Suman Raj Bista, PhD

Adj. Research Scientist

Visual Navigation, Scene Recognition, Visual Servoing, Humanoid Robots

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Suman is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at Australian Center for Robotics Vision based at the Queensland University of Technology under the supervision of Prof. Peter Corke. He is currently working on the navigation and recognition of the humanoid robot Pepper from SoftBank Robotics (formerly Aldebaran Robotics) He completed his Ph.D. in “Indoor Navigation of Mobile Robots based on Visual Memory and Image-Based Visual Servoing” in 2016 with the Lagadic Group, INRIA Rennes Bretagne Atlantique, Rennes, France under the supervision of Dr. Francois Chaumette and Dr. Paolo Robuffo Giordano. He also holds a Masters in Computer Vision from the University of Burgundy, France (2013) and a Bachelor in Bachelors in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2009). His research interests include Visual Navigation, Visual learning, Robotics Vision, and Optimisation.