Rami Debouk

Technical Fellow General Motors R&D

Rami Debouk joined General Motors Global Research and Development Center in Warren, Michigan, USA in 2000 after receiving his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is currently a GM Technical Fellow with research interests in system safety methods and techniques, system of systems, failure diagnosis, and fault tolerant systems.

Rami represented the US as a Technical Expert in the development of the functional safety – road vehicles standard ISO 26262 and is currently a US Technical expert in the development of the ISO 21448 standard on Safety Of The Intended Functionality (SOTIF). He was named the “Engineer of the Year” by the International System Safety Society in 2009 and was the recipient of the 2014 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award for his involvement in developing and implementing safety processes and standards since 2001. He was named the 2015 American Arab Professional of the year in the Technology area by the American Arab Professional Network.


Conference Day 1

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Conference Day 2

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

16:20 Town Hall Session (joint with ISO 26262 for Semiconductors conference attendees) with working group members of the international ISO 26262 working group (ISO/TC 022/SC 32/WG 08 ″Functional safety″)

Meet ISO 26262 working group Committee Members and get the opportunity to clarify doubts in this open session. Participants will be asked to choose two from the six tables available, each one moderated by an expert who specializes in a specific section of
ISO 26262. There are 25 minutes dedicated to each table which participants choose.
4:30 – 5:00 pm | First Session
5:00 – 5:10 pm | Time for Switching
5:10 – 5:40 pm | Second Session
5:40 – 5:50 pm | Summary of main discussion points by discussion leaders
Mike Bucala, Vehicle Systems Quality Engineer, Daimler Trucks North America
Lisa Clark, Sr. Functional Safety Manager, Veoneer
Rami Debouk, GM Technical Follow, General Motors Company
Dean Degazio, Chief Engineer, Autonomous Driving Safety; Autonomous Driving OEM Programs, Aptiv
Rahul Gulati, SoC Functional Safety Architect, Qualcomm
Chanthachith Souvanthong, Corporate Functional Safety Manager, ON Semiconductor

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Rami.

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