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Dr. Anthony (Tony) Stentz is a Research Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute and Director of the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC). Dr. Stentz has over 25 years experience in robotics and is a recognized expert in robot path planning, autonomous cross country navigation, and automating heavy mobile equipment used in industry.

Key accomplishments include inventing the D* algorithm for route re-planning, inventing market-based algorithms for multi-robot planning and coordination, developing ladar-based cross country navigation systems for unmanned vehicles, and automating excavators, windrowers, tractors, and mining machines used in industry.

Dr. Stentz has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon.

Projects
Autonomous Loading; Autonomous Navigation System; Row Crop Harvesting; Vehicle Safeguarding; Assisted Mining; PerceptOR; Off-Road Autonomy (UPI)

Interests
3d Range Sensing; Image Processing; Motion Planning & Execution; Multi-Vehicle Coordination

For a more detailed description of research interests and papers see:
www.ri.cmu.edu/people/stentz_anthony.html

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