Dr. Mick Fielding is the Principal Research & Development Fellow (Advanced Mechatronics Systems) at the Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI), Deakin University. In his capacity as Project Manager and Lead Engineer, Mick has contributed to more than 150 commercial, strategic and Defence projects with a combined value exceeding AU$14m.
Mick is a named inventor on seven international patents, and co-author of a further 45 E1 publications and peer-reviewed industry reports.
Mick completed both his B.Eng and Ph.D in the field of robotics and has over 20 years experience conceiving, testing, commissioning and supporting complex systems in a variety of real-world applications. Mick particularly enjoys leading teams to create elegant engineering solutions for complex real-world problems.