Sandro Papais

Autonomous Systems Software Developer, Robotics Researcher.

About

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Research Interests:

  • 3D object detection

  • Multi-object tracking

  • Sensor fusion

Experience:

  • Control of Robotic and Aerospace Systems

  • State Estimation and Sensor Fusion

  • Robotic Perception and Computer Vision

  • Dynamical Modelling and Simulations

  • Systems Engineering Analysis

  • Design and Trajectory Optimization

  • Software Validation

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Projects

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Robotic Vision & 3D Mapping​

European Space Agency

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Montreal Space Symposium

Co-founder & 2017 Chair

Autonomous Vehicle Sensor Fusion

Independant Project

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eVTOL GNC Software Development

NGC Aerospace

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Lunar Lander Relative Navigation Validation

NGC Aerospace

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Autonomous Interplanetary Spacecraft Architecture Trade Studies

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Heuristic Lane Finding Algorithms

Independant Project

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Interplanetary Spacecraft Inertial Navigation

Undergraduate Thesis

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Sounding Rocket Launch Campaigns

Director

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Hybrid Rocket Engine

Design Project Member

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Rocket Recovery Mechanisms 

Design Project Lead

Awards

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2018 Spaceport America Genesis Cup Winner

1st of 124 international rocket engineering teams at largest international collegiate rocketry competition in the world.

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CASI Elvie Smith Award

Awarded $5000 by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute for outstanding contributions to Canadian aerospace assessed by technical achievement, leadership and community involvement.

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OIQ Next Generation Scholarship​

Awarded $3000 by the Quebec Order of Engineers for leadership and academic performance.

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Science & Technology Project Award

NSERC Research Experience Award

Awarded $2000 to the Montreal Space Symposium by Forces Avenir for community impact in technology.

Awarded $4500 by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council for industry research and development.

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Director of the Year Award

Recognition by the McGill Engineering Undergraduate Society for outstanding new initiatives as the EUS Funds Director