沈 劭 劼

PhD in Electrical and Systems Engineering
Associate Professor
Director, HKUST-DJI Joint Innovation Laboratory
Research Area
Control and Robotic Systems (CRS)
Research Interests
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Estimation and Control for Aerial Robots
Sensor Fusion
Autonomous Navigation
Computer Vision
Field Robotics

PhD, University of Pennsylvania


Shaojie Shen received his B.Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2009. He received his M.S. in Robotics and Ph.D. in Electrical and Systems Engineering in 2011 and 2014, respectively, all from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the HKUST in September 2014 as an Assistant Professor, and is promoted to Associate Professor in July 2020. He is the founding director of the HKUST-DJI Joint Innovation Laboratory (HDJI Lab). His research interests are in the areas of robotics and unmanned aerial vehicles, with focus on state estimation, sensor fusion, localization and mapping, and autonomous navigation in complex environments. He was the regional program chair of SSRR 2017 and program co-chair of SSRR 2015. He is currently serving as associate editor for T-RO and AURO, and senior editor for IROS 2020-2022.

He and his research team received Honorable Mention status for the IEEE T-RO Best Paper Award in 2020 and 2018, and won the Best Student Paper Award in IROS 2018, Best Service Robotics Paper Finalist in ICRA 2017, Best Paper Finalist in ICRA 2011, and Best Paper Awards in SSRR 2016 and SSRR 2015. In 2020, Prof Shen receives the AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Award Honorable Mention, and he received this award again in 2021.


Multi-disciplinary Themes

Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS)

Honors & Awards
Honors and Awards

He and his research team won the best paper finalist in ICRA2011, best paper award in SSRR2015, and first price in IARC2015. He was the program co-chairs of SSRR2015 and SAC2017-IRMAS.