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Gary McMurray

Gary McMurray

 

Division Chief
Principal Research Engineer

 

gary.mcmurray@gtri.gatech.edu

 

404-407-8844

 

 

Education

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1987
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1985

 

Research Expertise

Robotics, Modeling, Controls

 

Recent Publications, Presentations, and Patents

 

Trade Publications

McMurray, G. August 15, 2011. Robotic challenges for poultry plants. Poultry Times. 58(17):4, 8.

 

McMurray, G. February 2011. Robotics/vision systems: step outside ‘labor replacement’ box. The National Provisioner. 225(2):42, 44, 46, 48-49.

 

McMurray, G. December 2010. Process control: a keen eye. The National Provisioner. 224(12):36-38.

 

McMurray, G. November/December 2010. Sensing for logistics throughout the food chain. Food Logistics. Nov./Dec. 2010(126):14.

 

McMurray, G. September 2010. Irradiation debate continues. The National Provisioner. 224(9):48-49.

 

Zhou, D. and G. McMurray. March 2010. Modeling of blade sharpness and compression cut of biomaterials. Robotica. 28(2):311-319.

 

McMurray, G. December 2009. New methods, similar goals. The National Provisioner. 223(12):40-43.

 

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

 

McMurray, G. August 31, 2009. Designing food safety into processing equipment. Poultry Times. 56(18):4, 10.

 

Conference Proceedings

Hu, A.-P., J. Bailey, M. Matthews, G. McMurray, and W. Daley. 2012. Intelligent automation of bird deboning. Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics. Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China, July 11-14. ON CD-ROM.

 

Zhou, D., W. Daley, and G. McMurray. 2009. Kinematics and verification of a deboning device. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation. Changchun, Jilin, China, August 9-12. ON CD-ROM.

 

Zhou, D., J. Holmes, W. Holcombe, and G. McMurray. 2007. Automation of the bird shoulder joint deboning. Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics. Zurich, Switzerland, September 4-7. ON CD-ROM.

 

Zhou, D., J. Holmes, W. Holcombe, S. Thomas, and G. McMurray. 2007. Design of a fresh meat packing robot for working in washdown environment. Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics. Zurich, Switzerland, September 4-7. ON CD-ROM.

 

Book Chapters

McMurray, G.V. 2011. Robotics and automation for poultry processing. In: Robotics and automation for food processing industry. (Woodland Publishing).

 

Presentations

Hu, A.-P., J. Bailey, M. Matthews, G. McMurray, and W. Daley, W. 2012. Intelligent automation of bird deboning.  IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, July 11-14.

 

Marshall, M., M. Matthews, A.-P. Hu, G. McMurray, and H. Lipkin, 2012. Uncalibrated visual servoing for intuitive human guidance of robots. International Conference on Robotics and Automation, St. Paul, MN, May 14-18.

 

Marshall, M., M. Matthews, A.-P. Hu, H. Lipkin, and G. McMurray. 2011. Using visual servoing to improve EOD robot control. 2011. AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America, Washington, D.C., August 16-19.

 

McMurray, G. 2011. Transitional research in biomedical engineering robotics. GTRI-TRIBES Workshop, Atlanta, GA, March 30.

 

McMurray, G. 2010. Overview of food processing technology research at GTRI. Integrated Food Chain Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 18.

 

McMurray, G. 2010. ATRP’s and GTRI’s role in commercializing technology. Testimony before U.S. House Committee on Agriculture Public Hearing, Morrow, GA, May 14.

 

Hu, A.-P., S. Grullon, D. Zhou, J. Holmes, W. Holcombe, W. Daley, and G. McMurray. 2009. Intelligent cutting of the bird shoulder joint. Georgia Poultry Conference, Athens, GA, September 29-30.

 

Patents

Piepmeier, J.A., G.V. McMurray, and H. Lipkin. August 21, 2001. Uncalibrated dynamic mechanical system controller. U.S. Patent No. 6,278,906.

 

McMurray, G.V., W.D. Holcombe, M. Moses, J.A. Messenger, and C. Reynolds. October 19, 1999. Conveyor tracking system for part detection using an array of photoelectric sensors. U.S. Patent No. 5,969,339.