Dr. Wayne Daley is a Principal Research Engineer and GTRI Fellow at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and serves as the Associate Division Chief of the Food Processing Technology Division in GTRI. In this role he provides technical guidance to a multidisciplinary team that conducts research in the development and evaluation of prototype systems for flexible industrial automation. He also interacts with industry in the definition and execution of projects. Dr. Daley is experienced in many areas of Industrial Process Control and manufacturing automation. During his career he has worked on the design and analysis of thermal systems, computerized environmental monitoring and control, vision-based industrial inspection and sensing for machine guidance.
Dr. Daley has extensive experience in the field of machine vision and its industrial applications, especially as they relateto the development of prototype systems to support and address automation challenges in natural product processing. He was one of the leaders in the preliminary work evaluating the use of machine vision for quality control in poultry production. His current research focuses on sensing for robotic automation and audio signal processing in support of animal rearing in confined environments as it relates to animal well-being.
Dr. Daley has several patents and industrial licenses; he is a registered PE in the State of Georgia. Dr. Daley received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, as well as the MSME and BSME degrees from this same institution, respectively.
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