Dr.-Ing. Georg von Wichert, with Siemens since 1998, currently heads the Research Group Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Control within Siemens Corporate Technology, Munich, Germany. Georg von Wichert holds a PhD in Robotics and Control Engineering from Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. He contributed to and managed projects with applications among others in advanced robotics, driver assistance systems, autonomous driving, human-machine interaction, and sensor data and information fusion. Georg von Wichert is a Rudolf Diesel Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study at Technische Universität München, where he also gives lectures on Advanced Robot Perception. Georg von Wichert actively serves the European research community as a evaluator and reviewer for FP7 and H2020 projects.