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Christopher D. McMurrough

Christopher D. McMurrough

Chief Technology Officer

Cloud 9 Perception

Christopher D. McMurrough, Ph.D. is a developer of perceptual computing techniques for intelligent robotic systems in a wide range of applications and environments. He has experience working with UAV/UGV systems, Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs), industrial automation, embedded systems development, 3D perception / machine vision, and assistive devices for users with severe physical disabilities. His research career has resulted in multiple peer-reviewed publications and patent disclosures from affiliated academic, government, and private enterprise institutions developing next-generation technologies. Christopher is currently the Chief Technology Officer for Cloud 9 Perception, an automation company specializing in perceptual computing hardware and software solutions for industrial applications. Cloud 9 Perception utilizes 2D and 3D imaging devices, embedded high-performance computing platforms, and cutting-edge processing algorithms to extract knowledge from dynamic visual scenes. Mastery over emerging technologies such as 3D point cloud processing, deep learning neural networks, and heterogeneous multiprocessing allow Cloud 9 Perception to deliver valuable solutions to complex, real-world problems.