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  1. 1. William PAGNON Date of Birth : 8 September 1980 Nationality : French / Australian Contact: Company Address: : Unit 2 / 38 Neumann Rd 4157 Capalaba QLD E-mail : wpagnon@freelancerobotics.com.au Educational Background: University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia): 2005 : Masters in Mechatronics with credit and thesis with distinction  Aerospace Propulsion  Wireless Technology  Comp. Vision & pattern recognition  Advanced Control & Robotics  Thesis: Tool Point Controller for the gait of a humanoid robot Engineering University ESIEA (France): 2002/2005 : Generalist engineer in informatics, electronics, and automatism with distinction Elective Subjects studied final year:  Bio informatics  Flight systems  Intelligent environ.  Knowledge extraction  Speech recognition  Company creation  Artificial and cognitive life  Pattern of innovation protection  Interface & interaction man machine  High technology of the XXI century  Genetic Biology of the XXI century  Ethic & Performances Business Subjects studied second year:  Expert system  VHDL  Real time system  Network  Info graphic  Statistics  Classification  Company Management  Eco system computation Subjects studied first year:  Numerical analysis  Quantum mechanics  Space of probability  Databases  JAVA  Stochastic process  Prologue  Graph theory St Gabriel institute in St Laurent (France): 2000/2002 : S.T.S. Electronics, equivalent to HND with Economics and English option  HF & antenna  Video signal  Signal treatment  Analogical & numerical electronics St Jean-Baptiste de la Salle in Nantes:  1998/2000 : Baccalaureate specialising in electronics  B.A.C. distinction (eq. QsC)  1996/1998 : BEP specialising in electronics  B.E.P.  1994/1996 : 4th & 3rd years technological coursework  School Brevet (Mechanical courses also completed during this 6 year period) 1/4
  2. 2. Work EXPERIENCE:  Nov 2009 to current : Founder, Owner-operator of Freelance Robotics. ➢ Website: www.freelancerobotics.com.au ➢ Provide prototyping development and consultancy services in Robotics, Electronics, IT, Mechanics, Artificial Intelligence Algorithms and Control.  Feb 2007/Nov 2009 : Robotics Engineer employed full time at Hemisphere GPS ➢ Developed entire solution of a guidance system for lateral irrigation (600 meter span achieving 2cm accuracy) using one GPS Antenna + RTK Base with unique controller system ➢ Developed entire solution for a 6 axis Inertial Navigation system using rabbit DSP Micro- controller. ➢ Developed entire Dead Reckoning solution for UAV tractor and buggy using DMU Wheel speed and Wheel angle sensors ➢ Worked in team setting on a LADAR solution for UAV Mining Drill Rig ➢ Worked individually on a vectorial GPS System for tractor guidance ➢ Worked in team setting on PID and LQR Controller for tractor guidance in both straight and curved trajectories ➢ Completed and applied several system models for track and steering wheel vehicles with either differential or fixed axis, forward or backward propulsion systems, as well as attached implements, e.g. trailer, plough. ➢ Extensive use of Kalman and Particle Filters to automatically merge different sensor types, depending on their usage or availability ➢ Installation of various hydraulic valves, both unit and controller, for tractor automation. ➢ Demonstrated skills with electronics diagram and PCB Board review ➢ Demonstrated skills with the assembly of varied prototype systems ➢ Supervised a 2 month Internship which developed a steering override Solution. ➢ Testing of many guidance system for product release ➢ Wrote specifications for few development product ➢ Worked with VHF, UHF, 3G Radio  Feb/Aug 2006 : Internship on Great Barrier Reef Sensor Network embedded in buoys (VisLab, UQ Brisbane Australia, ref: Dr Nicole Bordes) ➢ Create programs that send data by wireless receive and stocks it in Database. Manipulate the data with creation of GUI interface and website. ➢ Use of Linux, Python, PosgreSQL, C, PHP, JavaScript, HTML  July 2005 : World Robot Cup of Football Humanoid League (Osaka, Japan, ref: Dr G. Wyeth UQ) ➢ Developing motion control for the limbs of a humanoid robot (thesis) ➢ Studies and applied the walk of a humanoid robot ➢ Team experience and individual work on a complex program developed over 5 years  Jun/July 2004 : Trading office sales position, UNILOGO packing machines(Milan,Italy) ➢ Management of costumer orders ➢ Reorganisation of the Spare Parts documentation of the packaging machine mechanics department ➢ Organisation of the pack expo 2005 to Chicago  Sept 2003/May 2004 : Secretary of ESIEA West Robotics Society in charge of management ➢ Supervising the electronics team ➢ Creation of a location system by triangulation beacon ➢ Management of a team and help in the robot’s construction ➢ Second participation of the robotic French cup E=M6 ➢ Experience in association management  Jun/July 2003 : Programming Technician, OMAG packaging factory (Gabicce, Italy) ➢ Experience in programming packaging machine (PLC programming) ➢ Study of packaging machines mechanisms ➢ Learned Italian language 2/4
  3. 3.  Sept 2002/May 2003 : Created a robot in 8 months for the robotic French cup E=M6 ➢ Electronic team experience ➢ Canvassing sponsors to fund the cost of the robot (6000 €) ➢ Develop and apply main portion of electronic boards solution, participating in the robot’s architecture  July/August 2002 : Salesman (1 month) and technician (1 month) at SURCOUF (Paris, France) ➢ Developed sales skills ➢ Repair computer with miscellaneous problems  July/August 2001 : Salesman at LE SANCHEZ (St Malo, France) ➢ Management and maintenance of Italian Ice machines ➢ Customer Service  May/June 2001 : Programming for design office (GEMIC, St Luce/Loire, Nantes, France) ➢ Designed and developed the hardware of a network cash register ➢ Developed the software of the peripheral part of a cash register ➢ Used Assembler Language  June 1997 : Repair Technician for electronic equipment (ITVS in Nantes, France) ➢ Repairing TV, Radio and Stereo  June 1996 : Repair Technician (REGEAN in St Luce/Loire, Nantes, France) ➢ Repairing white goods COMPUTER SKILLS:  OS : Linux,Mac OSX, Microsoft, Android, RTOS  Programming Language : Assembler, C/C++, Python, Java, VHDL , LISP, Objective-C, Ladder, FORTRAN, C#, Visual Basic, Delphi, Labview, shell script  Problem-solving environment software : Matlab, Mathematica, scilab, Octave  CAD/CAM system : Orcade, Altium, Solidworks,  Internet programming language : XML, HTML, PHP, JavaScript  Database : PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSQL, SQLite  Communication protocols : DMX, RS232, TCP/IP, USB, CAN, I²C, NMEA, RTCM, CMR FOREIGN LANGUAGE:  English : Fluent (overall score IELTS in 2004: 6.5)  Italian : Able to communicate to an adequate spoken level EXPERIENCE ABROAD:  Since February 2005 : Australia  August 2004 : 1 month in England  Jun/July 2004 : 2 months in Italy  Jun/August 2003 : 3 months in Italy  Dec. 1999 : 1 month in the Fiji island  April 1998 : 3 weeks in Scotland  1994/1999 : India (3 weeks, 4 times per year)  1985/1994 : Nigeria (3 weeks, 4 times per year)  1989/1992 : Germany  1985/1989 : Greece  1980/1985 : Nigeria 3/4
  4. 4. INTERESTS: Reading scientific magazines, science fiction, history, tae kwon do, motorbikes, guitar, climbing, scuba diving. robotics and automation. MISCELLANEOUS: Driving licences : AB ( 250 cc motorbike) and B (car) First aid/security certificate : December 2009 (also held in 1998, 1999) REFEREES Professor Gordon Wyeth Senior Lecturer Office : Room 508, Axon Building. Email : gordon.wyeth@qut.edu.au Phone : +61 7 3138 2223 FAX : +61 7 3138 1516 Address: Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St, Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia. Dr Nicole Bordes Senior Lecturer Office : UQ VisLab GPSouth (Bldg 78) Level 6, Room 617 Email : nb @itee.uq.edu.au Tel : (07) 3365 8350 Address : The University of Queensland St Lucia QLD. 4072, Australia. Mr David Reeve Principale Engineer Email : dreeve@hemispheregps.com Phone : + 61 (0) 7 3004-6700 FAX : +61 (0) 7 3004-6799 Address : Unit 2, West End Corporate Park 305 Montague Road West End, Qld 4101 Brisbane, Australia Mr Michael Rolf Project Manager Email : mrolf@hemispheregps.com Phone : + 61 (0) 7 3004-6700 FAX : +61 (0) 7 3004-6799 Address : Unit 2, West End Corporate Park 305 Montague Road West End, Qld 4101 Brisbane, Australia 4/4

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