Matt Sorgenfrei is a Vehicle Control Systems Engineering Manager at Cruise Automation in San Francisco, California.
In his role at Cruise Matt is responsible for the design, integration, and test of the control systems to enable autonomous vehicle operations in an urban environment.
Prior to joining Cruise, Matt was a Senior Research Engineer in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California. While at NASA he worked as a control systems engineer on a variety of NASA Ames space exploration projects, with a particular specialty in small robotic spacecraft and rovers.
Matt holds a PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University
of California, Davis.
When not developing robots, matt enjoys skiing and riding his bike.