Christian Laugier is first-class research director at Inria. His research interests mainly lie in the areas of autonomous vehicles, embedded perception and decision-making, and Bayesian reasoning. Christian is a member of several IEEE International Scientific Committees and has co-organized numerous workshops and major IEEE conferences in the field of robotics such as IROS, IV, FSR, or ARSO. He also co-edited several books and special issues in high-impact robotics or ITS journals, such as IJRR, JFR, RAM, T-ITS, and ITSM. Christian recently brought recognized scientific contributions and patented innovations to the field of Bayesian perception and decision-making for autonomous robots and intelligent vehicles. He is an IROS Fellow and the recipient of several IEEE and conferences awards in the fields of robotics and intelligent vehicles, including the IEEE/RSJ Harashima award 2012. Christian has also co-founded four startups and is a scientific advisor for Probayes SA.