Daniel Watzenig

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Daniel Watzenig


Daniel Watzenig was born in Austria. He received his doctoral degree in electrical engineering from Graz University of Technology, Austria, in 2006. In 2009 he received the venia docendi for Electrical Measurement and Signal Processing. Since 2008 he is the Divisional Director of the Automotive Electronics Department at the Virtual Vehicle Research Center Graz. In 2017 he was appointed as a Full Professor of Autonomous Driving at the Institute of Automation and Control, Graz University of Technology, Austria. His research interests focus on the sense & control of automated vehicles, sensor fusion, and uncertainty estimation. He is the author or co-author of over 180 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, patents, and articles. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the SAE Int. Journal on Connected and Automated Vehicles (SAE JCAV, launched in 2018). Since 2019 he is invited guest lecturer at Stanford University, USA, teaching multi-sensor perception, data fusion, and software for autonomous systems (Principles of Robot Autonomy I). He is the founder of the Autonomous Racing Graz Team, one of currently six teams of the global Roborace race series.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

Graz University of Technology
Virtual Vehicle Research