The Pop in your Job: The What drives you - What is your passion?
I try to make my work playful. Solving autonomous driving challenges is like a game for me. It is interesting, difficult and fun and at the same time very useful. My work is contributing to safer and more convenient mobility.
Dr. Miucic is a Senior Intelligent Vehicle Engineer at Changan US R&D Center, Inc. Radovan Miucic received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit MI, in 2001, 2002 and 2009, respectively. He worked as research engineer for Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (2007-2015) and as an embedded software engineer (2001-2007), working for Visteon, Delphi and Siemens. He joined Changan US R&D Center, Inc. in 2015, as a Senior Intelligent Vehicle Engineer in Connected and Autonomous Group. He is also Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at Wayne State University from 2012. In his previous role he represented Honda in various U.S. Department of Transportation sponsored projects: Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (2007-2008), within Vehicle Safety Communication (VSC) consortium: VSC-Applications (2008-2009), VSC-Interoperability (2010–2014), and VSC- Security (2013-2014). His previous research interest was in optimization of in-vehicle networks and embedded software architecture. His current research is in wireless communication, sensors for autonomous driving, and development of cooperative safety applications.
Headquartered in Chongqing, China, Changan Automobile is an automotive OEM. The company operates 12 production locations and 32 automotive related plants. We have approximately 90,000 employees who produce and sell more than 2.95 million vehicles annually. We are also engaged in joint ventures with well-known automakers that include Suzuki, Ford, Mazda, Volvo, and PSA Peugeot-Citroen. The Changan US R&D Center is a US-based subsidiary, wholly owned by Changan. The Center, which began operations in January 2011, is the first advanced research and development facility to be established by a Chinese automaker in Michigan. It joins Changan's other global R&D centers located in Turin, Italy; Yokohama, Japan; Birmingham, England, and Chinese centers located in Chongqing, Shanghai, and Beijing.