Steven Huggins has worked in the automotive field for 8 years. He studied Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech, and his professional career started with GCAPS as a test engineer and operator for the 8-Post vehicle test lab. Shortly thereafter, he moved to a test engineer for their tire test lab. He interfaced with customers to develop tests and analyze their data. He became a team leader for operations and managed projects. He has since moved to the growing field of automated vehicles from testing the perception sensors in the real world to building self-driving algorithms in simulation. He will continue to work on novel projects that combine his expertise in data collection, simulation, and analysis in the future of the automotive industry.