Unpacking AI and Cybersecurity for Mobility: Creating Opportunities for Industry Collaboration

Sponsored by SAE International

Recorded on 03/29/2023
Posted in The Authority File

Episode 306

In the final episode of this four-part series, Adrian Guan and Tim Weisenberger, both product managers at SAE International, discuss the challenges of establishing industry standards across the wide-ranging disciplines of artificial intelligence and cybersecurity for mobility. Adrian and Tim highlight SAE’s role as an intermediary between stakeholders, able to push forward new research by bringing together academics and industry leaders through publications, forums, and collaborative research projects. Further, the guests spotlight how AI and cybersecurity intersect, underscoring why information access and information security go hand-in-hand—new technology often precipitates the need for robust cyber policies.

About the guests:

Adrian Guan headshot. Adrian wears a striped blue and white collared shirt and black blazer/suit jacket.

Adrian Guan
Product Manager
SAE International

Adrian Guan, Product Manager at SAE International, leads SAE ground mobility programs in Artificial Intelligence. He stood up the SAE Ground Vehicle AI committee, designed SAE’s inaugural AI student competition, and helped develop SAE’s first AI training course. He was ISO/TC 204 Intelligent Transport Systems Committee Manager and Transportation Research Board Intelligent Transport Systems Committee Member from 2016 to 2022. Before joining SAE in 2017, Adrian conducted research in computer vision and vehicular communication, and performed technology assessments and market analyses for public, private, and nonprofit sectors. He holds master’s degrees in civil engineering and statistics from UC Berkeley, and a master’s in electrical engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Tim Weisenberger headshot. Tim wears a gray and white plaid collared shirt.

Tim Weisenberger
Program Manager of Emerging Technologies
SAE International

Tim Weisenberger is Program Manager of Emerging Technologies at SAE International. He leads SAE efforts in automotive cybersecurity and is integral to managing the SAE emerging technology portfolio including connectivity, automation, alternative fuels, and shared-use mobility. Tim championed and managed the development of the SAE EV Charging Ecosystem Public Key Infrastructure Platform in an industry-led project that includes 15 EV and EVSE developers, charging providers, and suppliers.

Tim is a thought leader and innovator in the mobility industry with over 35 years of professional experience in public, private, and non-profit sectors. He holds an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, an MBA from University of Illinois at Chicago, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.

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