Jimmy Wang, CTO of Zendar, on what makes a good engineer

The Berkeley alum shares his insights on the radar industry and advice for engineers in a changing landscape.

Jimmy is the CTO and co-founder of Zendar, a company that creates radars for autonomous vehicles. We sat down with Jimmy to learn more about his story.


How did you first start working in the radar industry?

What is it like coming back to Berkeley in this capacity? What interests you in working with MEng students?

How are radars applied?

What is your vision for the autonomous space in 5–10 years?

What makes a good engineer comes down to qualities that don’t change over time: how to figure out what the problem is, how to dissect a problem into manageable pieces and how to solve with rigor and thoughtfulness.

What advice do you have for the next generation of engineers?


Connect with Jimmy // Edited by Anna Liang

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