Spotlight on Women in Tech: Ms Lauren Hanson

By February 17th, 2022

A Mechanical Engineer in the Advanced Mechatronics System Team within the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group at CSIRO’s Data61, Ms Lauren Hanson has helped create world-class communications nodes for the DARPA Subt team and is currently designing  dynamic tracked robots.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) from Monash University in 2018, Ms Hanson worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer within the Space Sector. Since joining CSIRO, she has been focussed on developing cutting-edge mechanical systems for the DARPA Subterranean Challenge.

A multidisciplinary team of experts in advanced research and development, CSIRO’s Data61’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group is a world-leader in innovative solutions, particularly in search and rescue applications. They work across robotics perception, advanced mechatronics systems, sensing and processing architectures, operations, embodied AI, material robotics and dependable long-term autonomy.

Data61 is strengthening its Robotics, Sensing, and AI capabilities and we are offering a number of indefinite opportunities for Research Scientists to join us and contribute to our various strategic areas. Apply now to register your interest to join Data61 as part of a multi-disciplinary research team of research scientists and engineers that focuses on Robotics, Sensing and AI.


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