Dirk Thomas

Dirk Thomas is a Senior Software Architect at
Nvidia working on autonomous vehicles.

Before he was a Principal Software Engineer at
Open Robotics working on the core of the robotic
framework ROS (the Robot Operating System)
as well as leading the ROS 2 project.

Dirk received his PhD degree in Computer Science
in the Simulation, Systems Optimization and Robotics Group
at TU Darmstadt, Germany.

In the spare time beside family and friends he likes
to work on and contribute to various projects.