To develop an automotive LiDAR system in support of the emerging technical area of vehicle autonomy and increased safety.
Issues Involved or Addressed
Compact LiDAR design capable of implementation onto an automotive platform, real-time data processing, obstacle detection and avoidance, opto-mechanical design, electro-optical systems, mathematics, code. Scalable delivery of multi-media content over wireless channels; formation of transient social networks, peer-to-peer video streaming; data visualization; design/optimization of wireless networks; design/applications of sensor networks; distributed detection/estimation; structural health monitoring; game design/deployment.
Methods and Technologies
Academic Majors of Interest
Preferred Interests and Preparation
EE, CmpE – Experience/interest in electronics, FPGA’s, electro-optical systems, generation of code.
ME - Experience/interest in opto-mechanics, CAD, design, manufacturing, assembly, testing.
MGMT – Experience/interest in project management, budgets, procurement, interfacing with vendors, project tracking.
MATH – Experience/interest in developing algorithms, code.