Cristian Olariu

Research Engineer, IBM Innovation Exchange

Dr. Cristian Olariu is a Research Engineer in IBM Innovation Exchange in Dublin, Ireland. He is currently working on automotive projects that focus on vehicle to cloud and vehicle to vehicle communications, automotive cognitive solutions and cloud and edge infrastructures to support ADAS development.

He has 5 years experience working in the automotive industry, having worked previously for Continental Automotive, Timisoara, Romania, and 10 years experience in the IT sector, with background in electronics, telecommunications, embedded hardware, system integration, software development and data analytics.

He is currently involved in VI-DAS (Vision Inspired Driver Assistance Systems), an EU H2020 project, with main responsibilities on vehicular communication in the context of 5G networks, IoT, and cloud-based solution support for safer autonomous driving.

Cristian received his PhD degree from Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, in 2013.