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Lead Engineer


University of Warwick
T:   02476523794
W:   Intelligent Vehicles High Value Manufacturing Catapult

Research Interests

Research in the area of Smart, Connected and Intelligent Vehicles focusing on ADAS systems, test methods, V2x communications, automotive sensor spoofing, modelling, simulation and emulation.


Dr Jakobus Groenewald graduated with a First-Class BEng Honours degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Bangor in 2010. He subsequently completed his Ph.D. in optical communications systems at the University of Bangor in 2014. In November 2014, Jakobus was appointed as a Research Fellow on the ABACUS project that forms part of the WMG High Value Manufacturing team to conduct research into innovative business models and design approaches for extending the in-service battery life of future low carbon vehicles. In 2016 he was appointed as Test Facilities Engineer for the 3xD simulator at WMG. In 2017 Jakobus was promoted to Lead engineer in WMG's Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Research Group.


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