Siddartha Khastgir is an automotive engineer on a mission to bring driverless cars to a safe reality. Sharing his passion for cars and driverless car technology and backed by extensive research during his PhD, he challenges our fundamental expectations of safety and our misconceptions about driverless cars.

This eye-opening talk cuts through the media-hype and provides an insider’s view into how we as a society can benefit from driverless cars, even if they are imperfect! Siddartha is the Research Lead for Verification & Validation of Driverless Car technologies at WMG, University of Warwick, UK. He has been recognised both nationally and internationally for his applied research contributions, and was listed in the prestigious Forbes ’30 Under 30′ Europe 2018 list. He is part of an international team of experts creating international standards for safe introduction of driverless cars.


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