Victor G. Walker
Research Areas: Robotics; Resilience Research Leads; Bioenergy Analysis; Bioenergy Technologies
Biography: Victor G. Walker specializes in artificial intelligence and adaptive control systems research. He has extensive experience working in industry with software and process automation in the United States and Scandinavia. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from National Technology University. He has worked on intelligent automation of mobile and adaptive robotic systems and continues to pursue research in resilient control system design and interaction methodologies. As principal investigator for the Idaho National Laboratory’s Bioenergy Feedstock Library, he has led efforts to create a web-based application for collecting, tracking, and analyzing biomass feedstocks for energy use. In robotics research and development, he helped develop technology after the nuclear accident in Fukushima and traveled to Japan to train response teams on the robotic system from the Department of Energy. He has a continual focus on leadership and mentoring and was recognized in 2010 and 2011 with the INL Laboratory Director’s Award.
M.S., Computer Science - National Technology University
B.S., Computer Science - Brigham Young University
Laboratory Director’s Award, 2011
Laboratory Director’s Award, 2010