Dmitri is one of the original members of the Google self-driving car project, which became Waymo in 2016. In his role at Waymo, Dmitri leads the development of all self-driving hardware and software. Prior to Waymo, Dmitri worked on self-driving cars at Toyota and at Stanford as part of Stanford's DARPA Urban Challenge team.
In 2008, he was named one of "AI's ten to watch -- the Future of AI" by the IEEE Intelligent Systems Magazine. Dmitri received his B.S. and M.S. in Physics and Math from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.