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Hanky Sjafrie


Hanky is a consultant, author and trainer with over a decade of professional experience in the automotive industry. He helps OEMs, Tier-1 & Tier-2 suppliers and other tech companies develop innovative solutions for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Autonomous Driving. Through his book "Introduction to Self-Driving Vehicle Technology (Chapman & Hall/CRC AI & Robotics Series)", he strives to bridge the gap between industry practice and academic research in the pursuit of self-driving cars


Hanky is the CEO of SGEC, an independent engineering consulting firm specializing in automotive software engineering for Advanced Driver Assistance (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving (AD). Much of his experience was acquired through his deep involvement in these fields while working on various R&D projects for car manufacturers and automotive technology suppliers, ranging from sensor technologies (radars, lidars, ultrasonics, etc.) to automotive cybersecurity.

Prior to SGEC, he was actively involved in diverse series development and research projects within the domains of ADAS/AD and infotainment systems at BMW and Audi, as well as at a Silicon Valley-based autonomous driving start-up. Besides working with clients from the automotive industry, he also provides insights into the realm of automotive technology to Siemens, Boston Consulting Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Roland Berger, among others.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Autonomous Driving, Automotive Software Engineering, AUTOSAR, Safety-Critical Real-Time Embedded Systems


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