Dr. Ting Yuan is a Senior Research Scientist at the Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. Sunnyvale, CA and Principle Tech Lead for Autonomous Driving on China situations within the Autonomous Driving Department, where his fields of endeavor lie in detection, classification and tracking of moving/static objectes using information from camera, radar and LiDAR systems, as well as data fusion for the mutli-sensor systems.
He received his Ph.D. degree from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Connectict, Storrs, CT, USA in 2013. He has more than 10 years research/working experience in object tracking, sensor fusion and localisation for aerospace and automotive applications. He has 30+ publications and 10+ approved/pending patents.
He is an editorial board member at the International Society of Information Fusion (ISIF). He was the session chair on autonomous driving at Fusion Conference 2018 (University of Cambridge), Cambridge, UK and on imaging at Emerging Sensing Technologies Sumit 2016 (ESTS) in Melbourne, Australia. He was an invited tutorial lecturer on 'Automotive Radar Systems at Daimler AG/Mercedes Benz: Past, Present and Future' at 2016 IEEE Radar Conference in Philadelphia, PA. He is a regular lecturer at international Fusion Conference on 'Sensor Fusion for Intelligence Vehicles'. He is an author of the short course 'Next Generation Sensor Fusion and Environment Perception for Automotive Intelligent Systems' at 2016 IEEE 19th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2016) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a best paper award (1st runner-up) winner at IEEE International Conference on Multi-Sensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems (2016 MF). He was an invited speaker for Auto:AI Audi 2018 in San Francisco and Berlin. Most recetly, he is a keynote opening speaker for Tech.AD 2019 in Shanghai, China.