Dr. Alex Liniger

Alex Liniger is a postdoctoral researcher at the Computer Vision Lab at ETH Zurich, working within the TRACE project (Toyota Research on Automated Cars in Europe). His current research interests lie in the area of autonomous driving and include end-to-end policy learning, safe decision making, and motion planning for at-limit handling.

Before joining the TRACE project in 2019, he was a member of the Automatic Control Lab at ETH Zurich, where he obtained his PhD under the supervision of Prof. John Lygeros in 2018. His PhD mainly focused on safe motion and path planning for autonomous cars at the limit of handling (Video explaining his research). However, also included topics such as, game-theoretic planning, learning in control, optimization-based collision avoidance and the application of these methods.

Before starting his PhD, Alex Liniger received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in mechanical engineering from the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 2010 and 2013.