Contributor Profile

Prof. John Leonard

Job TitleMIT, Scientific Advisor

Company NameToyota Research Institute


John J. Leonard is Samuel C. Collins Professor of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering in the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is also a member of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). His research addresses the problems of navigation and mapping for autonomous mobile robots. He holds the degrees of B.S.E.E. in Electrical Engineering and Science from the University of Pennsylvania (1987) and D.Phil. in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford (1994). He is an IEEE Fellow (2014). Professor Leonard is currently on sabbatical leave from MIT serving as Vice President for Autonomous Driving Research at Toyota Research Institute, where he is performing research to improve vehicle safety using autonomous driving technologies.

Conference Sessions

  • Plenary Session 3: Future of Intelligent Automation

    Thursday09:30 - 11:0006 Sep 2018
    Gordon Suite

    Plenary Session 3: Future of Intelligent Automation How do We Get Beyond Tomorrow, Sustain the Digital Transformation and Overcome potential barriers? What ar...

    • Language: English

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