Senior Scientist »Safety Assurance for AI« at Fraunhofer IKS
»To me, Safe intelligence means that I can let my kids be exposed to AI technology and I can fully trust that the technology will not harm my kids in any way, physically or mentally.«
Dr. Chih-Hong Cheng is Senior Scientist at the department of Safety Assurance for AI at Fraunhofer IKS. He is also an interim professor at the Technical University of Munich and an adjunct faculty at the Research Center for Information Technology Innovation (CITI), Academia Sinica (the national academy of Taiwan). His research interests include software engineering, formal methods, and AI/ML for trustworthy autonomy. Before joining Fraunhofer IKS, Dr. Cheng had research stints at fortiss, ABB, and DENSO.
Since initiating the topic on dependable AI for autonomous systems at Fraunhofer IKS, Dr. Cheng has established extensive research collaborations with leading companies in domains including industrial automation, railway, and automotive. Apart from his daily duties, he serves in various premier academic conferences as program committee members, and he is also an international expert (sub-team lead) for the ISO 8800 publicly available specification in safety and AI for automotive.
Dr. Cheng obtained his doctoral degree from the Technical University of Munich.