Dr Denny Oetomo is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Melbourne.
Dr Oetomo graduated B.Eng (hons 1) from the Australian National University in Nov 1997 and completed his PhD (Mechanical Engineering - Robotics) at the National University of Singapore (2004). He was a Research Fellow with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Monash University (2004-2006), a Post-doctoral Fellow in a European Union Project at INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France (Nov 2006 - Jan 2008), and a fixed-term lecturer with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Monash University (2006-2007). He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Jan 2008.
Main area of research is in robotics and its applications. Areas of focus are mechanism design and analysis, force/motion control of manipulators, dynamics of manipulators, computational kinematics, mobile manipulation, and Biomechanics applications.
Dr Denny Oetomo was the recipient of a recipient of the Cornelius Regan Trust Award in 2012 on effective large class learning program and the Norman Curry Award for Innovation and Excellence in Educational Programs in 2014 for innovation and excellence in the Formulae SAE program at the University of Melbourne