Raj Rajkumar
Raj Rajkumar
George Westinghouse Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
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Raj Rajkumar is the George Westinghouse Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, where he also directs the USDOT National University Transportation Center on Mobility and Metro21, CMU’s Smart Cities Initiative. In addition, he directs the Real-Time and Multimedia Systems Laboratory, and codirects the General Motors–Carnegie Mellon Connected and Autonomous Driving Collaborative Research Laboratory (CAD-CRL). He was also the founder of Ottomatika Inc. (acquired by Delphi in 2015), a company that delivered the software intelligence for self-driving vehicles.

His research interests include all aspects of cyberphysical systems with an emphasis on self-driving vehicles, and his work has influenced many commercial operating systems. He has served as program and general chair of six international ACM/IEEE conferences on real-time systems, wireless sensor networks, cyberphysical systems, and multimedia computing/networking.

Dr. Rajkumar has authored one book, edited another, holds three US patents, and has more than 160 publications in peer-reviewed forums. Eight of these publications have received Best Paper Awards. He has given keynotes and distinguished lectures at international conferences and universities.

He is a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors and IEEE, a co-recipient of the IEEE Simon Ramo Medal, and an ACM Distinguished Engineer. He has received an Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership Award by the IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems.

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