I am Sahil! I work at Waymo where I am solving perception problems for autonomous trucks (Waymo Via). Previously, I was part of the Special Projects Group at Apple working on autonomous systems. I have deep expertise in robotics, specifically in the perception domain e.g. computer vision, deep learning, statistical state estimation, multi-target tracking etc.
I did my graduate studies at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University where I built and crashed drones, and programmed pervasive computing and computer vision based iOS and Android apps. I attended college in India at BITS Pilani where I studied Computer Science and met my awesome partner, Aaksha.
I am an aspiring entrepreneur and am working towards acquiring skills to do my own deep tech startup in the future. I am associated with the BITS Spark program which is a network of angel investors that fund startups started by alumni from my college (BITS Pilani). I led the program from 2016-2018. At CMU I was a James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellow. This fellowship is awarded to 12 graduate students across CMU and is sponsored by Jim Swartz, the founder of Accel partners.
I am an avid reader and love to read fiction and various other topics like science, philosophy, history and entreprenurship. I am a sports maniac (play not watch!) and half-marathoner. My favorite sports are Basketball and Squash.
To know more about my work check out my projects or my Linkedin profile. Thanks for visiting. Do get in touch!