Congratulate Professor Zexiang LI on receiving 2019 IEEE Robotics and Automation Award

HKUST Robotics Institute Prof. Zexiang Li and his former student Mr. Tao Wang, DJI founder and CEO, have been selected as the recipients of 2019 IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION AWARD for their contributions to the development and commercialization of civilian drones, aerial imaging technology, robotics engineering advancement, innovation and entrepreneurship. 

The IEEE Technical Field – ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION AWARD is awarded for the unique and influential contributions or leadership in the field of robotics and automation. All the award recipients have revolutionized and redefined the development of robotics in certain aspects. 

List of IEEE Robotics and Automation Award recipients