The Automation Technology Center (ATC) of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is dedicated to research and development of technologies for manufacturing and industrial automation. Its goal is to become an internationally reputed center encompassing basic research on fundamental theory of automation systems, development of new technologies and products for industrial automation, and the promotion of new technologies for manufacturing industries in the region.
ATC was established in 1998. It is administered by the School of Engineering, HKUST. ATC is a multi-disciplinary program with staff, faculty and students from universities statewide, and cooperative projects with private industry, state and local agencies, and non-profit institutions.