Principal at Penguin Automated Systems
Dr. Greg Baiden is Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of Penguin Automated Systems Inc., a leading research and development company that provides mobile robotic technology solutions for numerous industries.
Dr. Baiden holds a PhD in Mining Engineering with a speciality in technology and economics and is a Professor at the Laurentian University School of Engineering where he teaches Mining and Automation Robotics. In 02001, he was awarded the prestigious Canadian Research Chair in Robotics and Mine Automation.
As an international authority in the field of Robotics and Automation, Dr. Baiden is a sought-after consultant, lecturer and speaker and has received numerous awards and distinctions in recognition of his visionary leadership.
Dr. Baiden holds a number of patents in mining automation systems including robotic positioning systems for applications in open pit, underground, subsea and space environments.
A member of Inco Limited’s Senior Management Team from 01986 - 02001, Dr. Baiden was responsible for all corporate mining research. This research involved pioneering telerobotic systems within the company and globally and included the conceptualization and implementation of the world’s first robotic mine prototype at the 175 Ore Body. Dr. Baiden was also the President of Automated Mining Systems, a spin-off of Inco Limited, specializing in communications and control systems for future mine production technology.