Lukas is currently a Master’s student in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and works at the Mining Systems Laboratory (MSL) at Queen’s University, under the supervision of Dr. Joshua Marshall. His research interests are in the areas of automatic control, field robotics, and machine learning.  Lukas’ Master’s research involves developing learning-based control algorithms for fast automated tramming of underground mining machinery. He completed his B.Sc.(Eng) degree in Mining Engineering with a Mechanical Option at Queen’s University (2016). Lukas is also a recipient of the NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship award and the NSERC Michael Smith Foreign Studies Supplement for his eight-month research exchange with Örebro University and Atlas Copco in Örebro, Sweden (2016-2017).


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Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6


Lukas Dekker