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10 Questions with Palash Dhande

When did you start at LFT?

When did you start at LFT?I joined LFT in October 2019.

What is your role as an algorithm engineer at LFT?

As an algorithm engineer, I am involved in the development and testing of novel LiDAR-based perception algorithms.

What are you currently working on?

I am currently working on lane marking detection on roads and estimating a model for lane markings using LiDAR data.

What do you like most about your job?

The challenging nature of the job. A lot of work goes into ensuring that the algorithms work flawlessly in all possible scenarios, which makes the tasks exciting and fun.

What do you like to do when you're not working?

I like to go hiking in the mountains or at Lake Constance, listen to music and read.

What 3 words would you use to describe LFT?

Efficient. Innovative. Futuristic.

What's on your wish list for the next 10 years at LFT?

I would like to see the name "LFT" become synonymous with safe autonomous driving technology and play a central role in the coming mobility transformation.

What is the best place you have traveled to and why?

Paris. I had a great experience walking through the art galleries, museums and the streets enjoying the architecture and history of the city. I would definitely visit Paris again.

If you could learn anything new, what would it be?

Making music. I'm fascinated by the whole music production process from playing instruments to editing and mixing, etc. I would also like to play tennis.

What food / dish do you wish had no calories?