Dov Katz is one of the young robotic experts of this time and age. He was only 40 years old but has already achieved a lot of things in his life. His continued pursuit of learning has made him one of the most sought-after resource speakers. In fact, his hard work and expertise were recognized by some of the highly reputable organizations in the industry. Some of his recognition and awards are the following:
- CES best of show award for the Oculus Rift position tracking prototype.
- Most active technical committee award by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.
- Outstanding Masters Project funded by Yahoo!
- Passed the P.h.D. qualifying portfolio with distinction. This award is only given to one to two candidates per year.
- Travel grant and best manipulation paper finalist from the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.
- A Travel grant from the Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS).
- Received the undergraduate research award in Tel-Aviv University in 2004.