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How to become a self-driving car engineer

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How to become a self-driving car engineer (David Silver - Udacity, 30 min + Q&A)

Abstract: Learn how Udacity trains engineers to work on autonomous vehicles! Topics include deep learning, computer vision, sensor fusion, localization, control, path planning, and system integration. Get up to speed on the technical challenges and trends of self driving vehicles and the autonomous driving industry. See samples of projects that Udacity students build to learn and showcase their autonomous vehicle skills.

Bio: David Silver leads the Self-Driving Car Team at Udacity, which has launched a nine-month program to train engineers to work in the autonomous vehicle industry. Prior to Udacity, David was a Research Engineer at Ford Motor Company. Before Ford, David worked in engineering and product roles at Candidate Metrics, mSpot, and AOL. He has an MBA from Stanford University, and a BSE in computer science from Princeton University.