HEO Robotics visually monitors satellites for governments and defence. We do this by transforming existing Earth observation satellites with software to image other satellites as they fly close by.
Will has a PhD in Aerospace Engineering, with a focus on the astrodynamics of spacecraft swarms with relation to asteroids. He has won international awards for his work, including the Space Generation Advisory Council's "Move an Asteroid" award in 2015. As CEO of HEO Robotics, Will's highlights include taking the world's second commercial in-orbit inspection photo of a spacecraft. Will loves spending time with family and reading.
Co-founder and CTO - HEO Robotics Hiranya Jayakody is the CTO and co-founder of HEO Robotics. He has a PhD in mechatronics engineering from UNSW Sydney and a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. In addition to HEO Robotics, he worked as a researcher at UNSW Sydney focusing on computer vision and machine learning for agriculture as well as robust control of aerial vehicles and space robots.