Topics: Advanced Technologies
Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:
Audience can be comprised in all types of engineers, specifically Mechanical, Lead, Application, Electronical Engineers along with Head of Innovation and BOM Family Owner. Anyone involved in active safety, LIDAR, driver monitoring, machine vision and automated driving would benefit from attending.
An undergraduate engineering degree or a strong technical background is highly recommended. A basic knowledge of college algebra, college physics, and a basic awareness of LIDAR and Infrared camera applications in ADAS and autonomous vehicles will be beneficial.
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.
Rajeev Thakur is currently Director Automotive Programs at Velodyne Lidar - responsible for building Velodyne's LIDAR business in the automotive market. In this role he supports OEM customers to select, design-in and launch Velodyne's wide LIDAR portfolio for autonomous vehicles and ADAS functions. Prior to this, he was at OSRAM Opto Semiconductors as Regional Marketing Manager for infrared product management and business development in the NAFTA automotive market. His focus was on LIDAR, driver monitoring, night vision, blind spot detection and other ADAS applications. He has been in the Detroit automotive industry since 1990 – working for companies such as Bosch, Johnson Controls and Chrysler. He has concept-to-launch experience in occupant sensing, seating and power train sensors. He holds a masters degree in Manufacturing engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Bachelors degree in Mechanical engineering from Guindy engineering college in Chennai, India. He is a licensed professional engineer and holds a number of patents on occupant sensing. He is also a member of the SAE Active Safety Standards development committee and a reviewer for IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Transactions.