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Professor John Billingsley

Professor John Billingsley
Name John Billingsley
Position Professor (Mechatronic Engineering)
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Office Z445
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2513
Extension 2513
Qualifications BA Cambridge , MA Cambridge , PhD Cambridge
Languages French (non accredited translator)
German (non accredited translator)
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090699 )

Research interests
Machine Vision
Control Theory
Robotics in Agriculture

Professional memberships
Fellow IET (UK)
Senior Member IEEE (USA)
(1992-2010) Fellow Engineers Australia

USQ Research affiliations

  • National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA)

Currently teaching courses/programs
ENG4406 Robotics and Machine Vision
ENG3905 Mechatronics Practice Unit
ENG8001 Research Methodology
MEC3403 Dynamics II (from 2011 semester 2)

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
40 Years

Research most recent
Textbook:John Billingsley; Essentials of Control Techniques and Theory, published CRC Press, October 2009, ISBN: 9781420091236
Textbook: John Billingsley; Essentials of Mechatronics, pub John Wiley & Sons, May 2006, ISBN: 0-471-72341-X
Textbook: Billingsley, John; Bradbeer, Robin (Eds.), Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, published Springer, 2008, ISBN: 978-3-540-74026-1

Research most notable
Textbook: John Billingsley; Controlling with Computers, pub McGraw Hill, 1989, ISBN 0-07-084193-4

Publications in ePrints

Gao, Pan and Xiang, Wei and Peng, Qiang and Billingsley, John (2016) A rate–distortion optimized error-resilient algorithm for multi-view video coding. Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, 35 (1). pp. 301-323. ISSN 0278-081X

Hashempour, Javad and Sharifian, Ahmad and Billingsley, John (2016) Experimental measurement of direct thermal radiation through single-layer square-cell plain woven screens. Journal of Heat Transfer: Transactions of the ASME, 138 (1). 012701-1-012701-6. ISSN 0022-1481

Billingsley, John (2016) Ockham, Olbers and dark matter. ResearchGate, Berlin, Germany.

Bergerman, Marcel and Billingsley, John and Reid, John and van Henten, Eldert (2016) Robotics in agriculture and forestry. In: Springer handbook of robotics, 2nd ed. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 1463-1492. ISBN 978-3-319-32550-7

Hashempour, Javad and Sharifian, Ahmad and Billingsley, John (2015) Bushfire traps: the application of mesh screens to contain bushfires. In: 2015 Fire Protection Australia Conference (FPA2015), 25-26 March 2015, Gold coast, Australia.

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