Student Fellowships, Awards, Prizes and Accomplishments

in AI and Social Robotics since 2010


  1. 2017 RoboCup Best Human-Robot Interface Award       UTS Unleashed!
  2. 2017 RoboCup Social Robot League, 2nd Place              UTS Unleashed!
  3. 2017 NASA Space Robotics Challenge, 3rd Place     Sammy Pfeiffer
  4. 2017 AMY Student Awards Finalists                                   PhD Student: Meg Tonkin; Capstone Students: Navi Gunaratne, Jose Gunawarman, Denis Draca; First Class Honours Student: Le Kang.
  5. 2016 Best Robot Design International Conference on Social Robotics, Meg Tonkin
  6. 2016 Australian-French Entrepreneurship Challenge Finalist, Mayha Knox
  7. 2016 First Class Honours, Le Kang
  8. 2016 IBM PhD Fellowship, Mahya Knox
  9. 2016 Start-Up Catalyst's Youth Mission, Mahya Knox
  10. 2015 Valeo €100,000 Innovation Challenge Finalists, UTS unleashed!
  11. 2015 IBM PhD Fellowship, Mahya Knox
  12. 2014 First Class Honours, Jenny Lui
  13. 2013 First Class Honours, Michelle Youssef
  14. 2013 IJCAI Robot Video Prize, The Magic Lab Team
  15. 2013 IBM PhD Fellowship, Wei Wang
  16. 2012 Chancellor's Prize for the Best UTS Dissertation, Benjamin Johnston
  17. 2012 IBM PhD Fellowship, Pramod Parajuli
  18. 2012 IBM PhD Fellowship, Jinjiu Li
  19. 2011 Endeavour PhD Fellowship, Rony Novianto
  20. 2011 Endeavour PhD Fellowship, Salia Raza
  21. 2011  IBM PhD Fellowship, Rony Novianto
  22. 2010 First Class Honours, James Horninsky
  23. 2010 Ray Kurzweil Prize for the most creative idea in AI, Benjamin Johnston
  24. 2010 IBM PhD Fellowship, Xun Wang