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Professor Mike Duke

The Dr John Gallagher Chair in Engineering

Qualifications: BEng (Hons) SBankPoly PhD SBank, MISES MANZSES

Research Interests

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Engineering Product Development
  • Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Solar Energy Systems
  • Electric Vehicles

Recent Publications

  • Williams, H. A. M., Jones, M. H., Nejati, M., Seabright, M. J., Bell, J., Penhall, N. D., . . . MacDonald, B. A. (2019). Robotic kiwifruit harvesting using machine vision, convolutional neural networks, and robotic arms. Biosystems Engineering, 181, 140-156. doi:10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2019.03.007

  • Williams, H., Nejati, M., Hussein, S., Penhall, N., Lim, J. Y., Jones, M. H., . . . MacDonald, B. (2019). Autonomous pollination of individual kiwifruit flowers: Toward a robotic kiwifruit pollinator. Journal of Field Robotics. doi:10.1002/rob.21861

  • Peebles, M., Lim, S. H., Duke, M., & Au, C. K. (2018). Overview of sensor technologies used for 3D localization of asparagus spears for robotic harvesting. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 884, 77-85. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.884.77

  • Seabright, M., Streeter, L., Cree, M., Duke, M., & Tighe, R. (2018). Simple stereo matching algorithm for localising keypoints in a restricted search space. In 2018 International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ) (pp. 6 pages). Conference held Auckland, New Zealand: IEEE. doi:10.1109/IVCNZ.2018.8634791 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12453

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Contact Details

Email: dukemd@waikato.ac.nz
Room: CD.1.02
Phone: +64 7 838 4522