Pratik Prabhanjan Brahma is a project lead and senior research engineer at the Volkswagen Innovation and Engineering Center (IECC) in Belmont, California. His current research focusses on developing AI based training and validation methodologies for autonomous systems. He has published several papers in IEEE Transactions and conferences like CVPR and ICCV. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Florida where he worked on reliable subspace representation for various kinds of datasets. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He was also one of the top 30 selected candidates in the Indian National Mathematics Olympiad (INMO) of 2005.