Ke Ma

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Mr Ke Ma
Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
University of Sheffield
Sheffield S1 3JD

Email: Ke.Ma@sheffield.ac.uk
Room: B13, Pam Liversidge Building


Biopic

Ke Ma is currently a PhD student in the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering. He received the BSc degree in Information and Computing Science from the Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, China. He was exchanged to the Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 2011, in a Study Abroad program in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He received the MSc degree (Distinction) in Control Systems from the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, in 2013.

Mr Ke Ma is conducting PhD research into 'Robot Navigation in Water Distribution Pipes' under the supervision of Dr S Anderson and Dr R P Collins in the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield.

Research Interests

  • Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (SLAM)
  • Pipe Inspection Robotics
  • Bayesian Estimation

Publications

Ma, K., Zhu, J., Dodd, T. J., Collins, R., & Anderson, S. R. (2015). Robot Mapping and Localisation for Feature Sparse Water Pipes Using Voids as Landmarks. In Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (pp. 161-166). Springer International Publishing.

Teaching and Professional Activities

Ke Ma is a member in Sheffield Robotics. He also acts as an Associate Tutor for a number of modules including:

  • ACS6101 Foundations of Control Systems
  • AER120 Introduction to Aerospace Design
  • ACS6116 Advanced Industrial Control
  • ACS6117 Intelligent Systems