Professor Li Zexiang is currently a Professor of Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Co-founder of Da-Jiang Innovations Ltd, Chairman and Director of Googol Technology (HK) Ltd, and the Member of Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-industrialisation.
Professor Li received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering and Economics (with honors) from Carnegie-Mellon University, his MA degree in Mathematics and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley. Professor Li worked as a research scientist in the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of MIT and as an Assistant professor in the Robotics and Manufacturing Laboratory of New York University.
Professor Li is specialized in the academia and research field of Robotics, Manufacturing and Automation, and actively promotes the education reform and development of Chinese research scientists and innovative talents. He received the National Natural Science Award (3rd class) from China, the University Scholar Award from Carnegie-Mellon University, the E.I. Jury Award from UC Berkeley, the Research Initiation Award from the National Science Foundation, the ALCOA Fellowship from the ALCOA Foundation and the E. Anthony Fellowship from UC Berkeley.