Director, Centre for Maritime Engineering,
Karl Sammut obtained his PhD from The University of Nottingham (U.K) in 1992. He commenced his appointment at Flinders University in 1995 and is currently a Professor with the Engineering Discipline in the College of Science and Engineering at Flinders University. He serves as the Director of the Centre for Maritime Engineering at Flinders University and the Theme Leader for the Maritime Autonomy Group. He also holds a part time role with the Defence Science and Technology Group (Australia). His areas of research specialization are concerned with navigation, optimal guidance and control systems, and mission planning systems for autonomous marine surface and underwater vehicles.