TWC 2015 Innovation Lecturer Salah Sukkarieh wins Eureka Prize

University of Sydney Professor Salah Sukkarieh, who presented The Warren Centre’s 2015 Innovation Lecture, has been named winner of the 2017 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Innovation and Science.

An expert in robotic and intelligent systems, and with a focus on building tools for the aviation, farming and mining industries, Professor Sukkarieh heads the strategic research and industry engagement program at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics.

Professor Sukkarieh’s leadership successfully translates cutting-edge robotics and intelligent systems research into real-world applications. Working across aviation, agriculture, mining, aerospace and logistics, his work places Australian innovations in autonomous systems on the global map.

Listen to Professor Sukkarieh’s interview with ABC Radio National

Professor Sukkarieh’s 2015 Innovation Lecture, Robotics, Automation and Intelligent Operations, was an in-depth exploration of robotics and autonomous systems. The lecture demonstrated the array of current applications of autonomous systems and how machine learning will radically change our future. Find out more and view the lecture highlights here.