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WMG Professor recognised at prestigious European automotive awards

Professor Paul JenningsWMG’s Professor Paul Jennings, and his Experiential Engineering research team, have received a ‘Highly Commended’ accolade at the prestigious AutoSens Awards.

The automotive awards held in Brussels, recognise the greatest design, technical and marketing innovations within the automotive imaging sector.

Professor Jennings and his team were recognised as ‘Highly Commended’ in the Greatest Exploration category, for their inventive 3xD driving simulator, a key facility for our researchers working on Autonomous, Smart and Connected Vehicles.3xD simulator

Rob Stead, Managing Director of Sense Media Group, Conference Director of AutoSens said: “Paul is a physicist, researcher, lecturer, leader and outstanding speaker – all the properties you could want involved in collaborative world-class research.

“His department, including six academics, 25 researchers and 40 postdoctoral students, is involved in multiple projects funded though government, commercial and academic partnerships, and many of which represent world firsts. Having seen him speak at industry events, including at AutoSens, it gives me great pleasure to see him and his team’s efforts at Warwick recognised by the judging panel of international industry experts.”

Feedback from the judging panel added: “Warwick and in particular the work of Professor Jennings’ team within WMG stands out for its relevance to industry, innovation and quality of execution. Jennings is a respected communicator and the judges praise his personal efforts as well as those of his colleagues in producing outstanding and accessible research, as well as world leading tools such as the innovative 3xD simulator.”