ROBO-STOX Strategic Advisory Board Member to Receive Prestigious Robotics Award

ROBO-STOX Strategic Advisory Board member Raffaello D’Andrea selected as the recipient of the 2016 IEEE Robotics and Automation Award for his outstanding contributions to the field.

Dallas, TX July 10, 2015


ROBO Strategic Advisory Board member, Raffaello D'Andrea is the recipient of the 2016 IEEE Robotics and Automation Award. IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology. The Robotics and Automation Society, the organization that sponsors the award, selected D'Andrea for his "pioneering contributions to design and implementation of distributed, cooperative robotics and automation systems for commercial applications," according to the award citation.

Raffaello D'Andrea is the professor of dynamic systems and control at ETH Zurich. He also co-founded Kiva Systems, now operating as Amazon Robotics, where he led the systems architecture, robot design, robot navigation and coordination, and control algorithms efforts. Earlier this year, D'Andrea was also presented with the Engelberger Robotics Award.

ROBO-STOX LLC is the creator of the first benchmark index to track publicly traded securities in the fast growing global robotics and automation market. The Robo-Stox team and advisory board look worldwide to find new innovations in the robotics space from companies of all sizes and verticals.

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