Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Toby Collett

Bachelor of Engineering - Computer Systems Engineering (first class honours) (2003) PhD - Electrical Engineering (2007) Winner of Young Engineer of the Year - NZ Engineering Excellence Awards (2008)


Dr Toby Collett co-founded INRO Technologies with a team of engineers from The University of Auckland. INRO is New Zealand’s foremost robotics company and winner of the Gen-i 2008 Start Up Company of the Year Awards. They retrofit cars and forklifts with robotic control systems, effectively replacing the driver. Toby leads a development team that has successfully designed, commercialised, and sold an advanced retrofit vehicle automation system – a world first – in under 14 months.

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