Michael Mortimer received his Electronics Engineering Honours Degree from Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, Australia in 2013 receiving first class honours. He has worked as a Telecommunication Technician in Telstra for 10 years in both the states of Adelaide and Perth in Australia.
In 2014 Michael moved on from his telecommunications career in pursuit of completing a PhD in the field of Virtual Reality and Robotics at Deakin University. His PhD work involves exploring the ability to provide operators with a dynamic user interface for teleoperation of heterogeneous robots.
Michael has published 6 papers in the areas of virtual reality and robotics with 2 in the haptics field he is also a member of IEEE, Engineers Australia and Golden Key professional societies.