Krzysztof Czarnecki

Self-Driving Vehicle Research

Krzysztof Czarnecki

Self-Driving Vehicle Research

Biography

Krzysztof Czarnecki is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Before coming to Waterloo, he was a researcher at DaimlerChrysler Research (1995-2002), Germany, focusing on improving software development practices and technologies in enterprise, automotive, and aerospace sectors. While at Waterloo, he held the NSERC/Bank of Nova Scotia Industrial Research Chair in Requirements Engineering of Service-oriented Software Systems (2008-2013) and has worked on methods and tools for engineering complex software-intensive systems. He received the Premier’s Research Excellence Award in 2004 and the British Computing Society in Upper Canada Award for Outstanding Contributions to IT Industry in 2008. His current research focuses on autonomous driving and the safety of systems that rely on artificial intelligence. As part of this research, he co-leads the development of UW Moose, Canada’s first self-driving research vehicle (autonomoose.net).