David Vernon is responsible for growing the robotics research activities at CMU-Africa, advising graduate CMU-Africa students, and providing technical mentorship to members of the CMU-Africa Industry Innovation Lab (IIL). He teaches several courses on robotics and AI, including cognitive robotics, artificial cognitive systems, and robotics: principles and practice.
He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland, Senior Member of the IEEE, Research Fellow at the Kigali Collaborative Research Centre, Rwanda, co-chair of the IEEE RAS Technical Committee for Cognitive Robotics, an associate editor of Cognitive Systems Research, and a series editor of Cognitive Systems Monographs published by Springer.
1986 M.A., Computer Science, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
1985 Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
1979 B.A./B.A.I., Engineering, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
Vernon invited to be a member of the IEEE robotics and automation committee
CMU-Africa’s David Vernon was invited to be a member of the IEEE Robotics and Automation (RAS) Committee for Women in Engineering.
International Conference on Robot Ethics and Standards
Vernon gives lecture on AI, robotics, and machine learning
CMU-Africa’s David Vernon was invited to deliver a lecture on "Africa Embraces AI, Robotics, and Machine Learning” at the International Conference on Robot Ethics and Standards in Taipei, Taiwan.
Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference
Vernon to be IMVIP committee member
CMU-Africa/ECE’s David Vernon will be a program committee member for the Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference.
ZiF Research Group
Vernon earns ZiF Centre fellowship
CMU-Africa/ECE’s David Vernon has earned a fellowship position at the ZiF Centre for Interdisciplinary Research.
Vernon organizes workshop at IEEE/RSG IROS conference
CMU Africa’s David Vernon organized a workshop on the cognitive architectures for humanoids at the 2019 IEEE/RSG International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2019) in November in Macau, China.