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Doug Britton

Doug Britton


ATRP Program Manager
Senior Research Engineer








Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1994
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Le Tourneau University, 1992


Research Expertise

Image and Signal Processing


Recent Publications, Presentations, and Patents


Trade Publications

Britton, D.F. August 9, 2010. Poultry 2020: building a vision. Poultry Times. 57(16):4.


McMurray, G. and D. Britton. December 2009. Automation to the rescue? WATT PoultryUSA. 10(13):18, 20, 22-23.


Conference Proceedings

Harley, L.R., S. Grullon, J.F. Holmes, S.D. Harbert, and D.F. Britton. 2008. Kinematic analysis of the differences between experienced and inexperienced workers on a poultry deboning operation involving repetitive voluntary motions of the arm and back. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Washington, DC, November 15-19. ON CD-ROM.


Book Chapters

Daley, W.D.R. and D. Britton. 2003. Vision-based quality control in poultry processing. In: Machine Vision for the Inspection of Natural Products. (M. Graves and B. Batchelor, eds.). Springer, London, England. 8, 241-258.



Britton, D. 2010. Ideas & technology controls specifically for food processing. Presentation to the Student Symposium at IEEE Conference on Ideas & Technology of Controls, Atlanta, GA, December 14.


Britton, D. 2010. Emerging processing technology: research and development. U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Poultry Processor Workshop, Atlanta, GA, May 12-13.


Thomas, S., D. Britton, W. Daley, and J. Pierson. 2010. Food processing technology research activities at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. 7th Annual National Agricultural Week in Georgia Kick-Off Celebration, Atlanta, GA, March 16.



Harbert, S., B. MacIntyre, D.F. Britton, and D.L. Shaw. June 19, 2012. Augmented reality industrial overline systems and methods. U.S. Patent No. 8,203,603.


Daley, W.D.R. and D.F. Britton. March 13, 2007. Systems and methods for inspecting natural or manufactured products. U.S. Patent No. 7,190,813.