ACM Sacramento Chapter – Future Worlds Program Distinguished Speaker Series presents – "Trusting Self-Driving Cars' - A talk by Dr Ashish Kundu

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Autonomous cars are on the rise. Powered by advances in AI, such systems are the transportation robots expected to solve one of the most challenging problems of computing. The real-time and dynamic conditions of this problem make it so challenging. There is another dimension to it - trust. Can we trust an autonomous vehicle to share the same road, lane, sidewalk or the community where we live? Can we trust such a vehicle not to be a pawn in the hands of hackers? What are the underlying challenges, approaches, and open problems in cyber security, privacy towards developing a holistic trust in such robots? In this talk, we shall discuss some of these pillars of trusting


Dr. Ashish Kundu is an ACM Distinguished Speaker and worldwide leader in Security, Privacy, and Compliance. He is currently at Nuro.AI as Head of Cybersecurity. Dr. Kundu was a Master Inventor and Research Staff Member in Security Research at IBM T J Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York. Dr. Kundu received Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University. His work has led to more than 130 patents filed with more than 100 patents granted, and more than 40 research papers. He was recognized with the prestigious CERIAS Diamond Award for his outstanding contribution to cybersecurity research during his Ph.D.

He has been working in the area of Cybersecurity, Privacy and Compliance for more than 15 years. He is currently the Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing.