ICRA 2017 Awards
IEEE RAS George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation
Description: This award recognizes outstanding contributions of an individual for his/her exceptional leadership, and dedication that benefit the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. The award is named in honor of Professor George Saridis, the Founding President of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Council, which later became the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, who exemplified the characteristics sought in nominees for this award.
“For his leadership in building institutions and in creating national and international programs to promote robotics and automation”
Probabilistic Data Association for Semantic SLAM
George J. Pappas