Dr Stephen D Prior BEng, PhD, PGDipHE, CEng, MIMechE, FHEA
Reader in Unmanned Air Vehicles
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Dr Stephen D Prior is Reader in Unmanned Air Vehicles within Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton.
Dr Stephen D. Prior gained a BEng Mechanical Engineering degree in 1987 and PhD in Robotics from Middlesex University, London in 1993. He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer, Corporate Member of the IMechE and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His research interests are in the areas of Mechatronics, Autonomous Unmanned Systems, Robotics and Design Engineering. He was Project Lead for the MoD Grand Challenge i-Spy team in 2008 and was the Team Leader for Team HALO, winner of the DARPA UAVForge Competition 2012.
Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award 2014
This award acknowledges an outstanding contribution to education at the University of Southampton.
Taiwan Innovation Competition 2013
Developing a Small UAS to Win the DARPA UAVForge Challenge 2012