Danil Prokhorov

Danil Prokhorov


Toyota North America

About Danil Prokhorov

Dr. Danil V. Prokhorov received his Diploma in Robotics with Honors from the St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, Russia, in 1992. He then worked in the St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation. After receiving Ph.D. in 1997, he joined the staff of Ford Scientific Research Laboratory, Dearborn, Michigan.

While at Ford he pursued studies of intelligent technologies with applications to problems in system modeling, powertrain control, diagnostics and optimization.

He has been involved in research and planning for various intelligent technologies, such as highly automated vehicles, AI and other futuristic systems, at Toyota Tech Center (TTC), Ann Arbor, MI since 2005. Since 2011 he has been in charge of future research department in Toyota Motor North America R & D.

He has been serving as a panel expert for the National Science Foundation (NSF), DOE, ARPA, Associate Editor of several IEEE Transactions and the Elsevier journal of Neural Networks, and in the leadership of IEEE ITSS and INNS. He has also been a reviewer and a member of Organizing and/or Program Committees of many international journals and conferences. He has authored more than 100 scientific publications, as well as 70 patents.

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