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Dr Christopher Dale McMurrough

  • Other Faculty, Computer Science and Engineering

Education

    • 2013 PhD in Computer Science Engineering
      The University of Texas at Arlington, 2013
    • 2010 MS in Computer Science Engineering
      The University of Texas at Arlington, 2010
    • 2008 BS in Computer Science Engineering
      The University of Texas at Austin, 2008

Appointments

    • Jan 2014 to Present Chief Executive Officer
      Advanced Perception Technologies, LLC (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Leading commercialization efforts of technology startup Developing 3D perception hardware and software for human-computer interaction
    • Jan 2013 to Present Robotic Perception Consultant
      Wynright Corporation (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Trained existing developers on 3D perception technologies for robotic manipulation tasks o Developed code base for robotic truck unloading application using industrial manipulators Provided guidance on system architectural design and implementation
    • Jan 2013 to 2015 Robotic Perception Developer
      Wynright Corporation (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Developed 3D perception technologies for robotic material handling Invented new algorithms for detection of cuboids in RGB-D images (patent pending)
    • Jan 2005 to 2006 Software Developer
      FloodSource Corporation (Euless, TX, United States)
      Developed web applications providing on-demand access to FEMA flood hazard maps Gained programming experience in Java, SQL, Perl, Python, and JavaScript Maintained system website and database

Awards and Honors

    • Jan  2013 fellowship award sponsored by Lockheed Martin Graduate Fellowship
    • Jan  2012 Engineering Honor Society Induction sponsored by Tau Beta Pi
    • Jan  2011 Computer Science Honors Society Induction sponsored by Upsilon Pi Epsilon
    • Jan  2010 Graduate Doctoral Teaching Fellowship sponsored by University of Texas At Arlington
    • Jan  2010 Honors College Bridge to Graduate School Scholarship sponsored by University of Texas At Arlington
    • Jan  2010 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant sponsored by University of Texas At Arlington
    • Jan  2010 University Scholar Designation sponsored by University of Texas At Arlington
    • Jan  2009 Honors College Bridge to Graduate School Scholarship sponsored by University of Texas At Arlington
    • Jan  2009 National Instruments Graphical Design Achievement Multicore Award sponsored by NI Week conference
    • Jan  2008 Honors College Bridge to Graduate School Scholarship sponsored by University of Texas At Arlington
    • Jan  2008 RoPro Student Robotics Scholarship sponsored by RoPro
    • Jan  2007 Honors College Presidential Scholarship sponsored by N/A
    • Jan  2007 RoPro Student Robotics Scholarship sponsored by RoPro
    • Jan  2006 ARRI Robotics Scholarship sponsored by ARRI
    • Jan  2006 Honors College Presidential Scholarship sponsored by N/A
    • Jan  2005 Honors College Presidential Scholarship sponsored by N/A
    • Jan  2004 National Society of Collegiate Scholars Induction sponsored by N/A

Publications

      Conference Proceeding 2018
      • Leveraging Industry Sponsorship as a Catalyst for Transformational Change in a Computer Science \& Engineering Senior Capstone Design Program
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale, Conly, ChristopherThomas].

      Conference Proceeding 2016
      • A 3D Perception-based Robotic Manipulation System for Automated Truck Unloading
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale, Doliotis, Paul, Criswell, Alex, Middleton, MatthewB, Rajan, SamarthT]. Fort Worth, TX.

      Other 2014
      • Apparatus, System, and Method for Mobile, Low-Cost Headset for 3D Point of Gaze Estimation
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale].
      2014
      • Perception-based Robotic Manipulation System and Method for Automated Truck Unloader that Unloads/Unpacks Product from Trailers and Containers
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale, Doliotis, Paul, Criswell, Alex, Middleton, MatthewB., Rajan, SamarthT].

      Magazine/Trade Publication 2014
      • Build an ODROID Powered Off-Road Unmanned Ground Vehicle - Part III: GPS Navigation and Testing
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale].
      2014
      • “Build an ODROID Powered Off-Road Unmanned Ground Vehicle - Part II: Interfacing Motors and Sensors
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale]. 27-29 [.]
      2014
      • Build an ODROID Powered Off-Road Unmanned Ground Vehicle - Part I: Overview, Platform Assembly, and Power Distribution
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale]. 38-40 [.]

      Journal Article 2014
      • Real-Time Mobile Eye Tracking on the ODROID Development Platform
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale]. 14-15 [.]

      Conference Proceeding 2013
      • A Development and Evaluation Platform for Non-Tactile Power Wheelchair Controls
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale, Ranatunga, Isura, Papangelis, Alexandros, Popa, Dan, Makedon, Fillia]. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2504335.2504339
      2013 2013
      • Development of An Omniwheel-based Holonomic Robot Platform for Rough Terrain
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale, Enotiades, Harris, Phan, Scott, Savoie, Stephen, Makedon, Fillia]. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2504335.2504398

      Other 2013
      • Hardware and Software Systems for Control of Assistive Robotic Devices Using Point-of-Gaze Estimation
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale].(December), "The University of Texas at Arlington".

      Journal Article 2013
      Conference Proceeding 2011
      • Bilingual Corpus for AVASR using Multiple Sensors and Depth Information
        [Galatas, Georgios, Potamianos, Gerasimos, Kosmopoulos, Dimitrios, McMurrough, ChristopherDale, Makedon, Fillia]. Volterra, Italy: "ISCA International Speech Communication Association".
      2011 2011
      • eyeDog: an assistive-guide robot for the visually impaired
        [Galatas, Georgios, McMurrough, ChristopherDale, Mariottini, GianLuca, Makedon, Fillia]. 58 [.] "ACM".

      Other 2010
      • Real Time Hardware And Software Systems For Micro Air Vehicle Flight Control Testing
        [McMurrough, ChristopherDale].(May), "The University of Texas at Arlington".
        http://dspace.uta.edu/handle/10106/4891

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Mar 2019 to Sept 2019 Novel Bacterial Cellulose-Based Materials and Fabrication Techniques for UAV Construction sponsored by  - $7161
      (Funded)
    • Mar 2019 to Sept 2019 Novel Bacterial Cellulose-Based Materials and Fabrication Techniques for UAV Construction sponsored by  - $7161
      (Funded)
    • Nov 2018 to May 2019 Supersensor sponsored by  - $9800
      (Funded)
    • May 2015 to June 2016 WORKSHOP: Doctoral Consortium at the PETRA 2015 Conference sponsored by  - $29040
      (Funded)

Courses

      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 4316-007 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 4316-008 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 4317-001 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 4317-002 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 4317-007 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 4317-008 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 4317-003 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4317-004 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4316-007 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4316-008 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4317-001 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • CSE 4317-002 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • CSE 4316-003 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • CSE 4316-004 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • CSE 4310-001 INTRO TO COMPUTER VISION
        (Course Id: 112993)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • CSE 4317-001 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4317-002 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4317-007 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4317-008 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CSE 4317-003 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4317-004 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4316-007 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4316-008 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4317-001 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • CSE 4317-002 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • CSE 4316-003 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • CSE 4316-004 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • CSE 2100-001 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • CSE 2100-002 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • CSE 2312-001 CMPTR ORG & ASSEMB LANG PROG
        (Course Id: 102416)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4317-001 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4317-002 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 2100-001 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 2100-002 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 2100-003 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 2100-004 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 2312-003 CMPTR ORG & ASSEMB LANG PROG
        (Course Id: 102416)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 4317-001 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 4317-002 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 2100-001 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 2100-002 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 2100-003 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 2100-004 PRACTICAL COMPUTER H/S SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112547)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 4317-001 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • CSE 4317-002 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • CSE 2312-001 CMPTR ORG & ASSEMB LANG PROG
        (Course Id: 102416)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 4317-005 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 4317-006 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 2312-003 CMPTR ORG & ASSEMB LANG PROG
        (Course Id: 102416)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 4317-001 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 4317-002 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 2312-001 CMPTR ORG & ASSEMB LANG PROG
        (Course Id: 102416)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • CSE 4317-001 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • CSE 4317-002 COMPUTER SYS DESIGN PROJECT II
        (Course Id: 102464)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • CSE 4316-001 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 4316-002 COMPUTER SYSTEM DSGN PROJ I
        (Course Id: 102463)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 2315-001 DISCRETE STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102417)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 2315-003 DISCRETE STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102417)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015

Service to the University

    • Jan 2012 to  2013 Team Leader
      UTA
      o Served as team lead for UTA IGVC competition entry o Developed novel off-road holonomic autonomous ground vehicle o Acquired sponsorship for and organized team road trip to Detroit, MI
    • Jan 2009 to  2011 Competition Referee & Course Builder
      UTA College of Engineering
      o Served as referee for UTA College of Engineering annual high school robot competition o Constructed competition arenas during 2010 event

Service to the Profession

    • Jan 2010 to  Present
      Program Organizer
      IEEE
      o Organized 2009 IEEE Region 5 Student Robotics Competition hosted by UTA o Developed unique rules and constructed competition arenas for undergraduate teams o Managed 40+ competition teams during IEEE Region 5 annual conference
    • Jan 2006 to  2008
      Co-founder & Team Leader
      IEEE
      o Served as team lead of UTA IEEE undergraduate robotics competition team o Developed autonomous material handling robots for each annual event o Placed 3rd out of 30+ teams during 2006 event, winning cash prize for UTA IEEE chapter o Organized team road trips to San Antonio, TX, Fayeteville, AR, and Kansas City, KA

Service to the Community

    • Jan 2004 to  2011
      Session Chair
      RoPro Lego Robot Competition
      o Served as referee for CSE department annual high school robot competition o Mentored teams during robot construction prior to event