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ROS Meetup – ROS By-the-Bay

Author: BERK ALGEDIK
ROS Meetup – ROS By-the-Bay

ROS By-The-Bay is the Bay Area’s only meetup exclusively for Robot Operating System (ROS) users. This month we’ll have two speakers, a ROS community update, community announcements, and plenty of time to chat with your fellow developers. Whether you just starting to learn about robotics or a seasoned industry veteran, ROS By-The-Bay is a great event for connecting with other local roboticists.

This month’s meeting will focus on vehicle autonomy, and student-led competitions in the ROS community

This month’s speakers will include:

  • Lyle Johnson, senior product manager at Apex.ai
  • Po-Jen Wang, a software developer for the Autoware Foundation, and an F1/Tenth competitor.
  • AI Racing Tech – An Indy Autonomous Challenge team comprised of UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, CMU, and the University of Hawaii. Team members will include:
    • C. K. Wolfe, the Logistics and simulation Team Lead for the UC Berkeley Affiliated Indy Autonomous Challenge Team AI Racing Tech. Currently, she holds the position of Program Manager at UC Berkeley College of Engineering, overseeing Strategic Research Operations and Technical Projects with a focus on Robot Open Autonomous Racing (ROAR) and Assured Neuro Symbolic Research (ANSR).
    • Siddharth Saha, originally from UC San Diego, is a Lead Software Engineer and Stack Developer for the AI Racing Tech Team, where he manages software deployment and integration for the Dallara AV-21 race vehicle; his focus is on Planning. Siddharth is also the Head of Autonomy at AVAmobility, specializing in community-driven autonomous shuttle services in Maui, Hawaii.