David Butterworth is a graduate student in the Robotics Institute at CMU (Carnegie Mellon University). [Robotics Institute profile]

Previously he was a robotics engineer at NREC (National Robotic Engineering Center) where he developed perception and object manipulation algorithms for the robot CHIMP (CMU Highly Intelligent Mobile Platform) that came 3rd place in the DARPA Robotics Challenge in 2015.

David has undertaken research at the Humanoid Robot Research Center “HUBO Lab” at KAIST, Rainbow Inc., A*STAR Social Robotics Lab, PAL Robotics and the University of Queensland. He graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering from UQ (University of Queensland) and earned a Diploma of Engineering (Mechatronics and Robotics) from Swinburne University of Technology.