Prof. Yu Zhang and USF Ph.D. student Hualong Tang win 2020 Amazon Research Award

With the support of Yu Zhang’s (USF) Ph.D. student, Hualong Tang, their research titled “Design of an automated advanced air mobility flight planning system (AAFPS)” was selected to receive the Amazon Research Award (ARA).

Dr. Yu Zhang and Hualong Tang were among the 101 recipients of the 2020 Amazon Research Awards, who represent 59 universities in 13 countries. Each award is intended to support the work of one to two graduate students or postdoctoral students for one year, under the supervision of a faculty member. Proposals were reviewed for the quality of their scientific content, their creativity, and their potential to impact both the research community, and society more generally.