Dr. Silberman is a lecturer at University of California San Diego Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), Electrical and Computer Engineering(ECE), a Faculty at the Contextual Robotics Institute teaching Introduction to Autonomous Vehicle, and advising students on Capstone projects for ECE and MAE. Moreover, he mentors dozens of students on robotics related projects including working as the principal investigator at the affordable smart wheelchair project. Jack Silberman has over 20 years experience in automation and robotics. He started working in robotics while pursuing his B.S. in electrical engineering in Brazil. Dr. Silberman did robotics post graduate work in England, he holds a master's degree from PUC-Rio in mechanical engineering, and a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University where his research was on mobile field robotics. Jack has worked in educational robotics, NASA sponsored mobile field robotics, semiconductor automation, biotech, and medical devices. Dr. Silberman works for a global leader medical device company with responsibilities in Canada, Central and Latin America.