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Matt Gadd


Matthew Gadd DPhil (Oxon), BSc

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Junior Research Fellow


Gadd is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant (PDRA) at the University of Oxford and a Junior Research Fellow at Kellogg College. He works with Professor Paul Newman in the Mobile Robotics Group (MRG), part of the Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI). Gadd originally joined MRG as a student reading for a DPhil in Engineering Science at Keble College. Before arriving in the United Kingdom, he was an undergraduate student at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, where he studied Mechatronics Engineering.

Research Interests

  • Robotics,
  • Autonomous Vehicles,
  • Computer Vision,
  • Machine Learning

Research Groups

Current Projects

Sense Assess eXplain (SAX) - acceptably auditable action from autonomous vehicles in formidable environments is only going to be possible with robust sensors and sensing which are nevertheless introspective where unavoidably fallible

Related Academics


Awards and Prizes

2013 FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship