Peter A. Milani

Peter Milani is a Senior Robotics Engineer and former Australian Army Officer. 

He is currently focused on Machine Perception and Autonomy at Emesent Pty Ltd, a spin out from the CSIRO Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group. He currently is responsible for drone perception for the CSIRO/Emesent/Georgia Tech team in the DARPA SubTerranean Challenge Systems Track.

He spent 13 years in the regular Army as a RAEME and RAAC officer, spending the most time working with tracks in the 1st Brigade. 

Upon leaving full-time service he worked for BHP, completed post-graduate study, and for the past seven years has been focused entirely on building professional mastery as a Roboticist. He has developed a number of agricultural, mining and consumer robots for various clients in Australia. 

He enjoys a good technical read, hacking on interesting problems, and playing ukulele to his young family in the Brisbane hinterland.


The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

War Room

Autonomous Weapon Systems for the Land Domain

In this long, well researched and very informative read, Peter Milani gives us some intelligent insight into Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS) and what they could mean for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

By Peter A. Milani