Raj Rajkumar

Raj Rajkumar is the George Westinghouse Professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering and co-director of the General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Vehicular Information Technology Collaborative Research Lab. Perhaps you already think of your car as a "companion." Faculty like Rajkumar are thinking of ways to bring your vehicle to life with information technology — giving you a car that will know you and help you, inform and entertain you, and even take care of itself like a proper traveling companion. Rajkumar and other scientists like him explore the many intricate engineering domains of vehicle operation in their quest for some answers to what's possible in the cars of tomorrow.