Dr. Abhijit Sarkar is a Senior Research Associate in the Division of Data & Analytics at VTTI. He received his doctoral degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2017. His doctoral research focused on the remote measurement of cardiac signals and their application in biometric and cognitive behavior monitoring. His research has also focused on computer vision for object detection and the extraction of vital signals from video data. Dr. Sarkar has contributed to several projects related to driver distraction and attention monitoring, vehicle-to-vehicle connectivity, data watermarking, and heavy vehicles. In general, his expertise includes statistical data analysis, statistical modeling, computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, signal processing, and affective computing. Dr. Sarkar has over 10 years of software development experience in both academia and industry.