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Lachlan Holden

Class Year: 2022

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: The University of Adelaide

State: SA

Focus Area

Technology and innovation

Lachlan Holden

Class Year: 2022

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: The University of Adelaide

State: SA

Focus Area

Technology and innovation

Biography

I am incredibly excited by human exploration of space, and with the rapid growth of the Australian space industry in my hometown of Adelaide, it feels like there has never been a better time to pursue research in this area. My PhD project is in enhancing the navigational capabilities of Mars rovers through artificial intelligence and computer vision. This serves to be particularly useful for potential future missions to Mars that build on the work being conducted by NASA’s Perseverance, with other applications present both within and outside of a space context.

 

Outside of my studies, I’ve greatly enjoyed leading the Adelaide Rover Team in competing at the inaugural Australian Rover Challenge, and am passionate about continuing to facilitate undergraduate involvement with the broader space industry.

 

In my spare time I enjoy a wide range of hobbies, including camping and classical piano.

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