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Damith Herath holds a PhD in Robotics from the University of Technology, Sydney for his research work at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Autonomous Systems (CAS) on robotic mapping and navigation. He has worked as a Research Fellow at CAS, as a visiting Fellow at the Toyohashi University of Technology and as the lead Research Engineer on the ARC funded Thinking Head project at the MARCS Institute at the University of Western Sydney. Damith has over a decade of experience leading multidisciplinary robotic research projects and is the co- and founding chair of the International Workshop on Robotics & Art held in 2011 and 2014 alongside two key robotics conferences. Damith is the CEO and co-founder of Robological, a multi-award winning Robotics Startup based in Sydney, named one of the 23 most innovative young technology companies in Australia in 2014.
Damith is currently an Assistant Professor in Software Engineering attached to the Human-Centred Computing Laboratory at the Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics. He is also an Honorary Visiting Scholar at the National Facility for Human-Robot Interaction Research at the University of New South Wales.
- Robot Perception
- Human Robot Interaction
- Robotic Art
15/05/18 → 30/06/19
Herath, D. & Santana, F.
20/02/18 → 20/08/18
Herath, D., McFarlane, J., Jochum, E. A., Grant, J. B. & Tresset, P., 23 Mar 2020, HRI '20: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction: HRI '20: Companion of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. New York, NY, USA: ACM Association for Computing Machinery, p. 1-7 7 p.
Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in Book › Conference contribution › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile10 Downloads (Pure)
Herath, D., 23 Mar 2020, Proceedings of HRI '20: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction: HRI '20: Companion of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. New York, NY, USA: ACM Association for Computing Machinery, p. 227-229 3 p.
Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in Book › Conference contribution › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile18 Downloads (Pure)
Herath, D. & Goecke, R., 20 Aug 2020, 2020 IEEE 16th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, CASE 2020. Huang, G. Q., Wang, M. & Dotoli, M. (eds.). United States: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 913-920 8 p. 9216964
Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in Book › Conference contribution › peer-review
Herath, D., 12 Jun 2019, In: International Journal of Human Computer Studies. 131, p. 108-119 12 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
An Experimental Study of Embodied Interaction and Human Perception of Social Presence for Interactive Robots in Public SettingsHerath, D., Jochum, E. & Vlachos, E., Dec 2018, In: IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems. 10, 4, p. 1096-1105 10 p., 8240698.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewFile46 Downloads (Pure)