Dr. Alonzo Kelly is an Associate Research Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute and National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC). Dr. Kelly has been active in robotics (robot manipulators and vehicles) for more than 20 years.
At various times, he has functioned as chief engineer, program manager, principal investigator, or university lecturer. Areas of activity include custom development, product development and fundamental research relating to industrial, nuclear, defense and space robotics systems. His academic research activities focus on perception, cognition, control, position estimation, simulation, visualization, and human interfaces for indoor and outdoor mobile robots including autonomous military ground vehicles, autonomous excavators, planetary rovers, and indoor material handling vehicles.
Dr. Kelly received his Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University in 1995.