30 November 2017 – Professor David Hsu has been elevated to IEEE Fellow, a distinction reserved for select IEEE members with extraordinary accomplishments in IEEE’s fields of interest, in November this year.

With more than 423,000 members in over 160 countries, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world’s largest technical professional organisation for the advancement of technology.

Professor Hsu received the accolade for his contributions to robot motion planning. His research areas span robotics and artificial intelligence. Professor Hsu’s contribution to IEEE includes having served as General Co-Chair of IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA) 2016. From 2010 to 2014, Prof Hsu was also Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics journal.

“I am humbled and excited by the honour. I am grateful to the Sung family who set up the endowed Sung Kah Kay assistant professorship that attracted me to NUS Computing. I am also grateful to the school and university for offering me many opportunities to grow as a researcher,” said Professor Hsu.

Professor Hsu added, “Over the years, I received much advice, support, and wisdom from more senior colleagues. I have also been fortunate to have met and worked with many talented students and post-doctoral fellows. My achievements would not have been possible without all these.”