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Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence
Bosch BCAI - Team Sunnyvale
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Team in Sunnyvale

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Meet our team

The Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence is comprised of passionate and experienced international experts, who amplify cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology for the company. Learn more about what our team members have been up to.

Bosch BCAI - Statistician

Abhirup Mallik

Statistician

About Me

I joined as a statistician in the application team of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale. I completed my PhD in statistics from the University of Minnesota with research on learning problems for functional data, network data analysis and Bayesian methods with Markov-Chain-Monte-Carlo. I am interested in applying machine learning and statistical applications in production, deep learning and high performance computing.

Bosch BCAI - Statistician
My Focus

  • Statistical Learning Methods
  • Functional Data Analysis
  • Time Series and Forecasting
  • Network Analysis
  • Bayesian Methods
  • Markov-Chain-Monte-Carlo

Abishek Prasanna

Abishek Prasanna

Software Engineer

About Me

I am a software engineer at Bosch Center for AI working on building scalable AI applications that are transforming the way manufacturing gets done at Bosch. I have a MS degree in Computer Science from Rutgers University, NJ where I worked on Bayesian models for object tracking. I also spent a couple years at Samsung Research Institute working on edge analytics solutions for video surveillance, and also on NLU pipelines for Samsung Bixby Voice AI.

Abishek Prasanna
My Research Fields

  • Machine Learning
  • Distributed Systems
  • Data Engineering

Bosch BCAI - Senior Deep Learning Engineer

Ben Chandler

Engineering Manager

About Me

I am an engineering manager at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale. I completed my PhD in Cognitive and Neural Systems at Boston University in 2014. My primary focus is scaling and reliability for AI-powered products.

Bosch BCAI - Senior Deep Learning Engineer
My Research Fields

  • Deep learning
  • vision algorithms
  • neuromorphic computing
  • GPUs
  • high-performance computing

Bosch BCAI - Senior Scientist

Carlos Cunha

Senior Scientist

About Me

I received my PhD in astrophysics from the University of Chicago. Following a post-doc at the University of Michigan and a Kavli Fellowship at Stanford University, I joined Bosch as a data scientist in 2014.

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Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist - Operations Research

Fabio Cecchi

Data Scientist - Operations Research

About Me

I am a data scientist in the service team of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I completed my B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mathematics at University of Pisa (IT) and my Ph.D. in the group of Stochastic Operations Research at Eindhoven University of Technology (NL). My research mostly dealt with the modeling and analysis of large-scale stochastic networks inspired by real-world applications.

Bosch BCAI  - Data Scientist - Operations Research
My Research Fields

  • Stochastic Networks
  • Applied Probability
  • Operations Research
  • Numerical Analysis

Bosch BCAI - Sr. Data Mining Engineer

Goktug Cinar

Sr. Data Mining Engineer

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale. I completed my PhD at the Computational NeuroEngineering Lab at the University of Florida in May 2015. I'm interested in many machine learning areas, and my research is focused on dynamical systems, time series analysis, unsupervised learning and information theoretic learning.

Bosch BCAI - Sr. Data Mining Engineer
My Focus

  • Dynamical Systems
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Unsupervised Learning
  • Information Theoretic Learning
  • Forecasting
  • Music Information Retrieval
  • Neural Networks and Adaptive Filtering

Bosch BCAI - Senior Research Scientist

Jayanta Dutta

Senior Research Scientist

About Me

 I am a senior research scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale. I received my PhD from University of Memphis in 2016. My current research is focused on automatic visual inspection using deep learning, generalization and automatic architecture search for deep learning, and object recognition and semantic segmentation.

Bosch BCAI - Senior Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision

Bosch BCAI - Senior Manager

Jeff Thompson

Senior Manager

About Me

I am a data scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale. I completed my PhD at University of California Berkeley in the field of computational neuroscience. I am interested in industrial applications of machine learning and big data technologies and their transformative effects within the automotive industry.

Bosch BCAI - Senior Manager
My Focus

  • Manufacturing
  • Image Processing
  • Deep Learning
  • Streaming Analytics
  • Distributed Computing

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Judy Zhu

Data Engineer

About Me

I am a Data Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale, California. I obtained my Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto. I previously worked as a Data Engineer at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

My Focus
My Focus

  • Scalable Distributed Systems
  • Building Data-centric Applications

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Kasia Vitanachy

Marketing & Communications Specialist

About Me

I joined BCAI in Sunnyvale in September 2019 as a Marketing and Communications Specialist. My task is to support the team with communication efforts to promote their projects and success stories internally and externally. Prior to joining Bosch I worked as a marketing professional for a cybersecurity company. I hold Master of Science degree in Media Management from KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

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Lingjun Wang

Data Operations Engineer

About Me

I obtained my Master Degree’s in Statistics from San Jose State University. I was previously working as a data analyst where I found my interest in Devops field. I recently attended Insight Devops Program to shift my career into SRE/Devops before joining Bosch.

Bosch BCAI
My Focus

  • Devops
  • SRE
  • Monitoring and Alerting

Bosch BCAI - Computer Vision Software Engineer

Lisa Marion Garcia

Deep Learning Engineer

About Me

I am a software engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale. I studied Electrical & Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and previously worked as a deep learning software engineer at Intel. My areas of interest are deep learning and computer vision especially as applied to manufacturing and automotive use cases.

Bosch BCAI - Computer Vision Software Engineer
Bosch BCAI - Program Manager

Marc Naumann

Senior Program Manager

About Me

I am a Senior Program Manager at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale. I completed my PhD in Operations Research at Paderborn University in 2012. I am interested in applications of data mining and mathematical optimization in domains such as transportation, supply chain management, manufacturing and energy management.

Bosch BCAI - Program Manager
My Focus

  • Stochastic Optimization
  • Scheduling
  • Supply Chain Optimization
  • Connected Industry
  • Energy Management

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Mark Wilson

Senior Deep Learning Engineer

About Me

Mark Wilson holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southern California. During his career, he has applied machine learning techniques to problems in aerospace, electrical, and mechanical engineering domains. He is experienced with a broad set of methods, including unsupervised, supervised, and reinforcement learning.

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My Focus

  • Autonomy
  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning

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Navalpakkam Krishnan Bharath

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a Data Scientist at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I completed my M.Sc. in Information Technology from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and PhD in computer science from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. My dissertation was on applying machine learning techniques on medical images to improve tumor detectability.

I started at Bosch in 2017 and was a part of the Junior Managers Program. Prior to this, I had been working as an algorithm developer for SMR Automotive Mirrors, GmbH developing computer vision solutions for driver assistance functions.

Bosch BCAI
My Focus

  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Automated Driving

Bosch BCAI - Senior Manager

Naveen Ramakrishnan

Senior Manager

About Me

I am a senior manager at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale responsible for applied AI projects and business development in North America. My technical interests span deep learning, distributed machine learning and statistical signal processing. I have successfully led several projects delivering state-of-the-art machine learning solutions in mobility, smart home and manufacturing domains. I contribute to strategy consulting for cross-OEM initiatives and open source research projects.

Bosch BCAI - Senior Manager
My Focus

  • Deep Learning
  • Distributed Machine Learning
  • Optimization
  • Statistical Signal Processing

Bosch BCAI - Administrative Assistant

Patricia Friepess

Administrative Assistant

About Me

I am the administrative assistant to the service team at the Bosch Center of AI, located in Sunnyvale, California.

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Bosch BCAI - Sr. Data Mining Engineer

Prasanth Lade

Sr. Data Mining Engineer

About Me

I am a data scientist in the service group of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale. Before I joined Bosch, I graduated from Arizona State University in 2015 with a PhD in computer science specializating in machine learning. I am interested in solving problems efficiently leveraging AI technologies.

Bosch BCAI - Sr. Data Mining Engineer
My Focus

  • Probabilistic Graphical Models
  • Topic Models
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Manufacturing Analytics
  • Big Data Engineering
  • Software Development

Bosch BCAI - Vice President

Rahul Kapoor

Vice President

About Me

I am the Vice President, Global Head of Services and Engineering at Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I lead a team of data scientists responsible for applying Big Data and Machine Learning technology to extract business value across various verticals including Connected Services, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Engineering. Prior to this role I was responsible for driving innovations in the area of AI and IoT within Bosch Corporate Research.

I focus on building customer-centric business based on innovations in IoT and AI technologies in new and traditional domains.

Bosch BCAI - Director
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Ravi Kumar Satzoda

Senior Data Scientist

About Me

I am a Senior Data Scientist at Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I completed my PhD in computer vision from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. I worked on multiple aspects of vision-based surround scene analysis, situation awareness and driver behavior understanding during my fellowship at UC San Diego and more recently at Nauto - a Palo Alto based startup on AI powered cameras. My research interests include computer vision, deep learning and machine learning.

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My Focus

  • Computer Vision
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Algorithms for Embedded Vision

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Rachel Krueger

Data Engineer

About Me

I am a Data Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale, California. I recently obtained my Ph.D. in chemistry at the California Institute of Technology and took part in the Insight Data Engineering fellowship in San Francisco.

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My Focus

  • Soot Precursor Photophysics
  • Proton Conduction

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Reihaneh Entezari

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a Data Scientist at Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence. I received my PhD in Statistics from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Bayesian Inference and Machine Learning. Previously, I have developed a Bayesian Scalable MCMC method for big data applications.

Bosch BCAI
My Focus

  • Machine Learning
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC)
  • Distributed methods
  • Big Data

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Richard Klünder

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a Data Scientist Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale. I hold a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering. Prior to joining BCAI I was part of the Junior Managers Program at Bosch and mainly worked on tasks in manufacturing environments and the cooperate strategy department.

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My Focus

  • Manufacturing
  • Image Processing

Bosch BCAI - Lead Data Scientist

Rumi Ghosh

Lead Data Scientist

About Me

As a senior data mining engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, I have been leading and contributing to high-impact data mining and AI projects in the IoT domain incl. connected industry, connected homes and connected mobility. I have also contributed to strategic consulting for different business units and was responsible for designing and leading the first company-wide training programs on data mining for executives. I completed my PhD in computer science from the University of Southern California, USA and hold a bachelor in Mathematics and Computing from IIT Kharagpur, India.

My research interests are motivated by the technical gaps discovered while applying AI to real world problems. They include graph and network analysis, causality, deep learning,as well as learning and prediction in dynamic and heterogeneous environments.

Bosch BCAI - Lead Data Scientist
My Focus

  • Graphs and Information Networks
  • Causality
  • Learning and Prediction in Dynamic Environments
  • Supervised and Semi-supervised Learning, incl. Deep Learning
  • Heterogeneous Data Mining
  • Application of AI in IoT


Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist

Ryan Burt

Data Scientist

About Me

I am a data scientist in the service team of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale, CA. I completed my PhD at the University of Florida in 2017 with my dissertation on unsupervised deep learning techniques for computer vision. My research interests are in image processing and self-organzining systems, while my hobbies are running and playing ultimate.

Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Deep Learning
  • Image Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Adaptive Filtering

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Sam Kimport

Data Engineer

About Me

I am a Data Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale, California. I am a Data Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale, California. I completed a PhD in Mathematics from Yale University and taught calculus at Stanford University. I joined Bosch after completing a fellowship at Insight Data Science to shift my career towards data engineering.

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Bosch BCAI - Data Engineering Manager

Sascha Vetter

Data Engineering Manager

About Me

I am a data engineer in the service team of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale, CA.​ For the last 3 years, I have been primarily working on manufacturing and industrial IoT data visualization and analysis. I focus on transformation, analysis, and visualization of big data from assembly lines to reduce scrap and improve first pass yield.​

Bosch BCAI - Data Engineering Manager
My Focus

  • Manufacturing
  • Big Data Architecture
  • Data Visualization

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Soe San Win

DevSecOps Engineer

About Me

I am a DevSecOps Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence in Sunnyvale, California. I have a Master’s Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and industry experience as an Embedded Linux Software Engineer at Johnson Controls. Immediately before joining Bosch, I was a DevOps Engineering Fellow at Insight Data Science. I joined Bosch in 2019.

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My Focus

  • System Software
  • DevOps
  • Distributed Systems
  • Security

Bosch BCAI - Program Coordinator

Stefanie Widmaier

Program Coordinator

About Me

I am a program coordinator, located in Sunnyvale, California.

Bosch BCAI - Program Coordinator
William Hu

William Hu

Software Engineer

About Me

I am a deep learning/software engineer in the service team of BCAI located in Sunnyvale, CA. I had my Bachelor's degree in computer science at Ohio State University, and I finished my master degree in 2019 at Carnegie Mellon University. I passionate about deep learning and machine learning, as well as AI applications

William Hu
Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist

Yanjia Li

Data Engineer

About me

I am a Data Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale, California. I completed my Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering at University of California, Riverside. After graduated, I joined Aurora Innovation, a self-driving car startup company. I am interested in building the distributed system to scale AI applications.

Bosch BCAI - Data Scientist
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Yin Yan

Senior Data Engineer

About Me

Yin holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from State University of New York, Buffalo, and most recently built streaming data platform at Capital One.

In his current role he will start working on Manufacturing Analytics Solution Project.

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Bosch BCAI - Lead Research Scientist

Zubin Abraham

Lead Research Scientist

About Me

I am a senior research scientist in the research team of the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale. I received my PhD in data mining, with specialization in multi-objective modelling’ from Michigan State University.

My current research is focused on online learning, concept drift detection and adaptation, spatio-temporal mining, contextual learning, heterogeneous data mining, and offline perception.

I have contributed to various Data Mining use cases within Bosch that are relevant to Manufacturing, Health Care, Security Technologies, Autonomous Driving, etc.

Bosch BCAI - Lead Research Scientist
My Research Fields

  • Distribution Preserving Modeling
  • Semi-Supervised Learning
  • Extreme Value Prediction
  • Zero-Inflated Time-Series Modelling
  • Multi-Output Modelling
  • Long-term forecasting

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Zhenfei Jiang

Data Engineer

About Me

I am a Data Engineer at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Sunnyvale, California. I obtained my Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the Syracuse University. I previously worked as a Software Development Engineer at the Amazon Lab126. I am interested in data analysis, building data platform and building other data-centric applications.

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