Chang Gao

Perception Engineer, Waymo (2020 - now)

M.S. in Computer Vision, CMU (2018 - 2019)

B.E. in Computer Science, HKU (2014 - 2018)


Email: cgao96 [at]

I am a software engineer working at Waymo, focusing primarily on autonomous perception.

My research interests

  • Machine learning and computer vision

    • Camera/Radar/LiDAR object detection and segmentation

    • Depth densification and completion

    • Multimodal machine learning

  • Robotics and sensors

    • Semantic SLAM and reconstruction

    • Sensor visibility reasoning

My mission

  • Make autonomous driving technologies real and reliable

  • Build better perception and sensing algorithms

  • Stay cool stay foolish