Dr. Janwei Pan is the Director of AutoX, leading the AutoX China team. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, a Professional Engineer Certification by the US board, and the executive management certification by MIT Sloan. He has been in the autonomous vehicle industry for over 13 years, including being appointed as Roadstar.ai’s R&D Director, Boeing’s autonomous aircraft program’s software architecture lead, senior advanced technologist, as well as a principal investigator. Janwei has also worked as Liebherr’s technical lead, developing autonomous mining truck’s perception and decision planning systems. Throughout his career, he was also selected to represent the US team in the ISO Technical Advisory Committee of autonomous machine safety technology.
Janwei was an adjunct graduate faculty at Tennessee State University, a part of the program committee for numerous AI conferences and the co-organizer of an international machine learning conference. He owns over 50 publications, including an engineering textbook, numerous journal articles, and multiple US, European and Chinese patent applications.