#107 – SEASON 3 FINALE: Interview with 3 PhDs Martin Adler; Justin Schorr; Henning Lategahn

As promised, we’re closing out Season 3 in a big way: I’m joined by three PhDs from around the world, Justin Schorr (Philadelphia); Martin Adler (Netherlands); and Henning Lategahn (Germany) as we dive into an absolutely fascinating, all-encompassing discussion on nearly every angle surrounding autonomous vehicles.

#106 – Mike Pinelis, PhD – Microtech Ventures’ MEMS AV applications

The penultimate episode of Season 3! A fascinating conversation with Mike Pinelis, PhD, of Microtech Ventures, coming at us from Detroit, in which we discuss MEMS applications to autonomous vehicles, and much more besides.

#105 – Michael DeKort, Owner & CTO, Dactyl: The need for simulation testing

Michael brings an entire career of aerospace/DOD research and experience to building an aerospace/DOD-caliber simulation for autonomous vehicles; his views on why simulation is absolutely essential for AVs.

#104 – Interview with Henning Lategahn, PhD, Atlatec, on 3D mapping without lidar

A fascinating conversation with Henning Lategahn, PhD with distinction from the University of Karlsruhe for Technology, and his startup, Atlatec, which produces 3d maps for autonomous driving and simulations without lidar; they use computer vision cameras only. Also, two cool announcements to share with you.

#102 – Interview with Henry Bzeih, SVP & CTO, Flex

Henry Bzeih, SVP & CTO of Flex, a large manufacturing firm with roots dating back to 1969, joins us to discuss his bird’s eye view of the autonomous vehicle industry; where things are headed; and all the challenges and difficulties getting there.

#101 – INTERVIEW: Adham Ghazali, Founder & CEO, Imagry

Lo and behold, just days after Elon Musk’s bombshell that maps aren’t necessary for autonomous vehicles, Adham Ghazali, Founder & CEO of Israel-based startup Imagry, talks about how their company is doing precisely that.

Ep 97: INTERVIEW: Abdo Mahmoud, Senior Product Manager Affectiva, on Driver Monitoring Systems

I’m pleased to have as our special guest today Abdo Mahmoud, Senior Product Manager at Affectiva, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company developing an incredibly powerful driver (and passenger) monitoring system for L3 and L4 cars. Have a listen!

Ep 95: INTERVIEW: Rudy Burger, Founder & Managing Partner, Woodside Capital Partners

I’m immensely honored to welcome to our show Rudy Burger (Twitter; LinkedIn), the founder and managing partner of Silicon Valley venture firm Woodside Capital Partners. With an absolutely astonishing academic pedigree spanning Yale to Cambridge including a PhD in Digital Imaging; numerous companies under his belt, including a stint as VP at Xerox, he also founded the MIT Media Lab’s Europe branch. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the next 40 minutes with Rudy Burger.

Ep 94: INTERVIEW: My interview on German podcast “Autonomes Fahren” with Matthias Jortzik

I was hugely honored to be invited by Matthias Jortzik to join him as a special guest on his podcast, “Autonomes Fahren,” literally, “Autonomous Driving.” Based in Germany, Matthias is an electrical engineer who produces this podcast for his German-speaking audience; so this may end up becoming the first time I’m dubbed over in a foreign language! Have a listen as a dive into a fascinating 30 minute discussion on all things AV.