Matěj Boxan

Matěj Boxan

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Expertise: Terrain traversability, Robot localisation and mapping

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Matěj Boxan is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Norlab laboratory supervised by Prof. François Pomerleau at Université Laval, and he is a member of Norlab. He graduated from Czech Technical University in Prague with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Cybernetics and Robotics in 2020 and 2022, respectively. During his undergraduate years, Matěj spent one semester on an ERASMUS stay at Grenoble INP-UGA and worked at Kassow Robots, a company developing and manufacturing 7-axes collaborative robots. During the spring and summer of 2022, Matěj visited Norlab, where he wrote his Master’s thesis on the evaluation of different 3D point cloud sampling techniques in the context of featureless environments. After graduating with mention, he returned to Norlab to pursue a Ph.D., focusing on 3D map representation and traversability estimation for UGVs.


  • M.Sc. in Cybernetics and Robotics, Distinction Profile, at Czech Technical University in Prague, 2022
  • B.Sc. in Cybernetics and Robotics, at Czech Technical University in Prague, 2020