Renaud Detry

Researcher in robot learning & space robotics. Associate Professor at KU Leuven.


inline_image I am an Associate Professor of robot learning at KU Leuven in Belgium, where I hold a dual appointment in electrical and mechanical engineering (groups PSI and RAM). I sit on the steering committee of Leuven.AI, I am a member of the ELLIS Society, and I am a technical advisor for OpalAI.

Formerly I was group lead for the Perception Systems group at inline_imageNASA JPL, Pasadena, CA, and an Assistant Professor at inline_imageUCLouvain, Belgium. I am a visiting researcher at ULiege and KTH.

My research interests include robot learning and computer vision, and their application to manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, on-orbit operations and planetary exploration. At JPL, I was machine-vision lead for the surface mission of the NASA/ESA Mars Sample Return campaign (summarized in this invited lecture), and I worked on fun climbing robots such as the one shown in this video.

I am an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), and I regularly serve as associate editor for IROS and ICRA.

Office: 01.07 (at ESAT)
Post: Kasteelpark Arenberg 10 – box 2441
B–3001 Leuven
Phone: +32 16 37 70 36
Students: email only please.
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Twitter, KU Leuven, Leuven.AI
ORCID: 0000-0003-0597-1167


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