Umar Zakir Abdul Hamid
Umar Zakir Abdul Hamid, PhD has been working in the autonomous vehicle field since 2014 with various teams in different countries (Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Finland). He is now leading a team of 12 engineers working in the Autonomous Vehicle Software Product Development with Sensible 4, Finland. Umar is one of the recipients for the Finnish Engineering Award 2020 for his contributions to the development of all-weather autonomous driving solutions with the said firm. He is an aspiring automotive thought leader and often invited as a guest and keynote speaker to industrial and technical events. With more than 30 scientific and technical publications as author and editor under his belt, Umar actively participates in global automotive standardization efforts where he is a Secretary for a Society Automotive Engineers (SAE) Committee.