Dr. Steve Dellenback is Vice President R&D of the Intelligent Systems Division at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in San Antonio, Texas. He is leading SwRI’s research and development (R&D) efforts in intelligent transportation systems, unmanned systems, cooperative systems, space flight software, and large-scale robotics. He leads SwRI’s work in intelligent vehicles, robotics and cybersecurity including R&D in the areas of automated vehicle, connected vehicle and active safety technologies for commercial, state government, federal government and military clients. SwRI has fielded more than 20 different automated vehicle platforms ranging in size from golf carts to Class 8 trucks, agricultural vehicles as well as multiple military vehicles along with assorted enabling technologies for commercial vehicle manufactures and tier 1 suppliers in the US, Japan and Europe, the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Marine Corps.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s and Doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Kansas.