Walker Byrnes

Walker Byrnes headshot


Masters of Science, Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2022

Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020

Research Expertise

Robot Planning and Control, Embodied Artificial Intelligence, Laboratory Automation, Software Engineering

Selected Publications

Robert Wright

Robert Wright GTRI

Robert Wright is a GTRI Senior Research Scientist in the Assured Software and Information Division within the CIPHER laboratory. He has been with GTRI since 2021 and leads research efforts in trustworthy autonomous systems. Wright started his career as a civilian research scientist for the Air Force Research Laboratory where he developed technologies and programs for autonomous command and control systems (2003-2016). In 2014, Wright received his Ph.D.

Nathan Damen

Nate Damen

Nate Damen is a Research Engineer I with Aerospace, Transportation and Advanced Systems Laboratory of Georgia Tech Research Institute. Damen’s work at ATAS has focused on Mixed Reality applications, robotics, the automation of CAR-T cellular expansions, and bioreactor design. Before joining GTRI, Damen conducted research into the manipulation of textiles with Softwear Automation and the design of deformable parcel manipulation systems with Dorabot.

Wayne Daley

Wayne Daley

Wayne Daley is retired but working at the Georgia Tech Research Institute as a research engineer developing automation systems in the agricultural space. Currently, he is exploring the transition of research to commercialization of virtual reality collaborative environments for generating automation solutions.