HKUST RI Director Michael Wang delivered a talk at HKUST Science-for-Lunch

A New Era in Robotics: Now and Future

Robots are moving from research labs into industry and into our daily lives, frequently featuring in technology headlines described as “the next big thing”. This talk will start with a brief review, taking a look the current state of the field of robotics and the challenges it faces, followed by a rundown of exciting developments at the newly established HKUST Robotics Institute. Through a series of vignettes covering our frontier research efforts on robotics, such as autonomous systems and unmanned vehicles, smart manufacturing and human-robot interaction, we will take the audience on a journey through this fascinating topic.

HKUST Science-for-Lunch Online Video