PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Scientist: Driver Situational Awareness Understanding (P16F01)Posted: May 18, 2017
Company/Institution: Honda Research Institute USA
Location: Mountain View, CA

Description: The position focuses on applying machine learning and decision support to analyze and enhance driver situational awareness for next generation advanced driver assistance systems. Key responsibilities: - Participate in ideation, formulation, and definition of the situational awareness problem in the driving scene domain. - Develop computational models of driver gaze behavior. - Develop algorithms for spatial and temporal model of traffic scene saliency with objects, semantics, and low-level cues. - Develop and evaluate metrics to verify the reliability of the proposed algorithms. - Conduct user experiments using our advanced test vehicles equipped with cameras, LiDAR, CAN-bus, and driver monitoring sensors. - Participate in sensor calibration/synchronization, data collection and data management. - Contribute to a portfolio of patents, academic publications, and prototypes to demonstrate research value. Qualifications: - PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field. Research experience in machine learning, computer vision and driver behavioral analytics. - Research experience in temporal modeling preferred. - Experience in Deep Learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Caffe or related tools preferred. - Hands on experience with human monitoring devices such as eye tracking systems preferred. - Experience in Robot Operating System (ROS) preferred. Highly proficient in software engineering using C++ and Python. - Strong written and oral communication skills including development and delivery of presentations, proposals, and technical documents. - Strong publication record in the areas of computer vision, machine learning, and human-machine interaction.

Application Instructions: Please send an email to with the following: ​​- Subject line including the ​job number you are applying for - Recent CV, - A cover letter explaining how your background matches the qualifications ​​Candidates must have the legal right to work in the U.S.A.​