Lorenz Meier

About Lorenz Meier

Lorenz Meier holds a Ph.D. on drone software architecture at ETH Zurich. In 2008 he created and released as open source PX4, the autopilot for autonomous drone control. Lorenz is also the creator of Pixhawk, MAVLink and QGroundControl. Throughout his long career Lorenz received numerous awards and fellowships for his work, and in 2017 he was nominated MIT 35 Innovators under 35 for PX4 by MIT Technology Review.

The History of Pixhawk


A decade ago, little did I know that my student project at the Computer Vision and Geometry Lab at ETH Zurich would end up becoming the de facto standard in the drone industry.

By Lorenz Meier
June 25, 2018

The History of Pixhawk2018-09-28T13:43:40+00:00