Contact Dr Lounis Chermak

Areas of expertise

  • Autonomous Systems


Lounis received an Engineer Degree in Electrical Engineering from Polytech’ Grenoble, France. He then joined Cranfield University, UK, where he obtained an MSc in  Computer Vision and completed a PhD in Visual Based Autonomous Systems. He also held visiting researcher positions at the Physiology of Perception and Action Laboratory, College de France, France and at Automation and Robotics Laboratory, European Space Agency, Netherland.


Current activities

Lounis is a Lecturer at the Centre for Electronic Warfare Information and Cyber.

His research interests include perception, decision-making and mobility of autonomous systems. He specialises in computer vision, sensor fusion, artificial intelligence, robotics and navigation.

Currently, Lounis is leading a research group of postdoctoral researchers, doctoral (PhD) and postgraduate (MSc) research students in various domain related to autonomous aerial, ground, maritime and space system applications.

He is also the head of the Autonomous Systems Laboratory: a 100 m2 indoor facility equipped with several, sensors, ground, and aerial platforms, a motion capture system to support ongoing research applications.


Aerospace: ESA, Thales Alenia Space, UK Space Agency
Defence: BAE Systems, DSTL, MBDA, NATO,Safran
Techs: Propelmee Ltd, Samsung


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