Dr. Yuji Yasui received B.E. and M.E. degrees in mechanical engineering from Tokyo University of Science, Japan, in 1992 and in 1994, and a Ph.D. degree from Sophia University, Japan, in 2012. He joined Honda R&D Co., Ltd in 1994 and has been researching in areas including powertrain control for low-emission vehicles and HEVs, traction control for F-1 racing cars, transmission control and device control by using adaptive control, model predictive control, neural networks, etc. He realized the world’s first ULEV (Ultra Low Emission Vehicle) and SULEV (Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle) in 1997 and 1999, respectively. He is currently an executive chief engineer in the research area for automated driving and advanced driving assistance systems using AI and advanced control technologies.
Executive Chief Engineer, Innovative Research Excellence, Computer Science Domain