October 28-30, 2019 | The Westgate | Las Vegas

Phil Robinson

Phil Robinson

Vice President, Unmanned Systems - Protonex Technology Corporation / Ballard Power Systems


Phil is Vice President of Unmanned Systems for Ballard Power Systems, and is responsible for UAV power systems and commercial applications. He joined Ballard subsidiary Protonex in 2005 to head the fuel cell company’s engineering department, and was involved in the earliest UAV power systems, developed for US Air Force and US Navy hand-launched UAV programs.
Phil is also active in UAV standards efforts; serving as Technical Lead for the ASTM F38.01 workgroup WK60937, Fuel Cells for Use in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and as a charter member of the SAE E-39 Unmanned Aircraft Propulsion Committee – where he is involved in activities regarding fuel cell and hybrid battery propulsion systems. Phil has spoken at numerous conferences and events, on topics ranging from the technical aspects of hybrid systems to U.S. Government policies on innovation and acquisitions.

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Latest Developments & End User Needs

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Pavilion 3

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Energy & Utilities

Forestry & Agriculture

Infrastructure & Transportation


Mining & Aggregates

Public Safety & Emergency Services


Surveying & Mapping



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