AI Expert & Senior Principal Researcher, Valeo; Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer, American University in Cairo Valeo
Hesham Eraqi is currently a Deep Learning and Artificial
Intelligence Expert at Valeo with achievements distributed between multiple
Product Lines, and he is an Adjunct Faculty at the Computer Science and
Engineering department at the American University in Cairo (AUC).
He received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in
Computer Engineering in 2010 and 2014 from Cairo University. He has been a PhD
fellow candidate with Highest Honors and highest GPA in class with
award-winning PhD thesis.
With 8+ years of experience in the Automotive Software
Industry besides 8+ years of experience in Academia, Hesham's experience mix
between developing high technology commercial products and conducting pure
His projects are mainly in the area of Autonomous Driving
and Active Safety, and his research team at Valeo conducts industrial research
that enables new products. In addition to his filed patents, Hesham has 15+
publications between book chapters and journal & top international
conference papers. He also developed a variety of awards-winning projects and
his web articles about Deep & Machine Learning are viewed 100K+ times, and
source codes downloaded 20K+ times with excellent reviews rate.
As a Faculty and Visiting Lecturer, he prepared and has been
conducting courses at top universities in Egypt including Deep Learning full
courses. In addition to university-level teaching, Hesham Eraqi owns
internationally-certified trainings, and conducted hundreds of industrial
training and workshops hours worldwide. He is a speaker for 30+ talks
(including TEDx) and tutorials at top international conferences about Deep
Learning, and he is an active reviewer at 7 top academic journals and
international conferences in his area. He supervised several graduation
projects and organized several workshops at universities.
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Hesham.