17.03.2022

Lecture: A perspective on the disruption of the automotive industry


On March 17, 2022 at 11:00 in the AGH UST Assembly Hall, Professor Alberto L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli will give a lecture titled A perspective on the disruption of the automotive industry. On the following day, he will receive the title of the AGH UST Doctor Honoris Causa.

Lecture summary

The automotive sector is experiencing the perfect storm: new technologies, new entrants, new sustainability requirements, chip shortage... I will first outline a brief history of the past few years for this important industry. Then, I will present the importance of electronics for the cars of the future and a critical analysis of artificial intelligence as used in autonomous driving. I will conclude with the economic impacts of the technology disruption.