Evaluating Autonomous Vehicles at UCSD

April 15, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Webex - Virtual
Natasha Balac

Thursday April 15, 2021 @ 6:30PM
IEEE Computer and Computational Intelligence Societies
– Consultants Network
– Consumer Technology Society
– Reliability Society

San Diego Chapters
Evaluating Autonomous Vehicles at UC San Diego
Speaker: Henrik I. Christiansen

Autonomous vehicles have a long history in San Diego. As we transition not only to use of autonomous vehicles on the highway but also for micro-mobility services it is of interest to explore how we can solve problems such as integration into local communities, but also leverage use of technologies such as sensor fusion, object (road-user) tracking, dynamic planning, and machine learning to build next generation vehicles for community service. Over the last 2-3 years we have setup a laboratory at UC San Diego to develop, test and evaluate technologies for autonomous vehicles. In this presentation we will outline the overall program, some of the key challenges, results from the research/educational efforts and discuss our strategy for the future.

Speaker Bio:
Henrik I Christensen is a distinguished professor of computer science and engineering at UC San Diego and the director of robotics. He also coordinates the Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory. He is the main author of the US National Robotics Roadmap (2009, 2013, 2016 & 2020). He has published more than 300 papers and 8 books. He was awarded the Engelberger Award, the highest honor from the robotics industry 2014 and also named Boeing Supplier of the Year 2014. He has transitioned technology to many companies across automotive, aerospace, logistics, diagnostics and AI. He is the co-founder of six companies. He is a fellow of IEEE and AAAS.

Location:  Virtual talk by Webex at the RSVP link below.
Date and Time:Thursday April 15, 2021 at 6:30PM.
Cost: Free.
RSVP:  Vtools  https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/268631
Questions: Natasha Balac nbalac@eng.ucsd.edu.

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