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Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Cars, Driverless Cars, Computer Vision, Mono Camera, Stereo Camera, Lidar, Ultrasonic, Radar, Sensor Fusion, Pedestrian Detection, Obstacle Detection, and Mapping

ID: 733186 Germany

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I am an industry expert for ADAS, autonomous driving, sensors and computer vision with more than 10 years of professional experience and 4 years of consulting experience in the autonomous driving space. I currently work as a Professor at a German University where I research and teach in engineering.

During my time with a German OEM, I was responsible for the development and testing of new ADAS functions as project manager. Before joining said OEM, I worked for a German Tier-1 supplier as a camera and computer vision expert in corporate research.

I am concerned with the major building blocks of autonomous driving technology (e.g. sensors, processors, HD maps, AI, telecommunication). As part of my job, I regularly consult on these topics, providing technological deep-dives and trend forecasts on all major technology areas.

Also, I can assess and compare most relevant OEMs, suppliers and startup companies in the driverless vehicle space as well as elaborate in great detail on current and future challenges of autonomous vehicles, market outlooks and disruptive technologies.

My experience is based on positions in corporate research and in advance development with Bosch and VW, on current research at university and on several years of technology consulting (including in-depth written reports and keynote talks) in the driverless car space.

Expert has lent telephone consultations and extended projects on topics within his primary areas of expertise.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2008 Degree: Ph.D Equivalent Subject: Computer Sciences / Computer Vision Institution: University of Heidelberg, Germany
Year: 2005 Degree: M.Sc Equivalent Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Hannover, Germany

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CEO Department:
Responsibilities:
Since 2016, Expert is channeling his numerous consulting activities through his company which provides mostly technological advise to companies within the driverless vehicle and ADAS space.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Faculty of Technology
Responsibilities:
Research in the area of driverless cars; lectures on electrical engineering, computer science, innovation and product management as well as project management.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2013 Employer: Volkswagen AG Title: Department: Advance Development
Responsibilities:
Project management; design, development and testing of new driver assistance functions (ADAS), including autonomous driving; monitoring competitor OEM and key suppliers; innovation management; preparing and supporting procurement procedures.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to 2008 Employer: Robert Bosch GmbH Title: Research Engineer Department: Corporate Research
Responsibilities:
Development of algorithms for automotive computer vision applications (mono and stereo camera).

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German Mother Tongue
English Excellent

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