Meet Our People

TuSimple was founded by entrepreneur Mo Chen and Dr. Xiaodi Hou from the California Institute of Technology. The company has research facilities in Beijing, China and San Diego, California. The core technology team is mainly comprised of overseas PhD graduates from renowned universities, bringing together world-famous talents from the California Institute of Technology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, Nanyang Technological University, and Waseda University, as well as former project leaders from Toyota, General Motors, and other autonomous driving research and development project teams. Our team covers the entire landscape of the autonomous driving R&D chain.

MO CHEN

Co-Founder & CEO

A seasoned entrepreneur, has 11 years of experience in entrepreneurship and corporate management.

XIAODI HOU

Co-Founder & CTO

An expert in computer vision and cognitive science. His theory of spectral saliency is one of the most influential works in the field of visual attention.

JIANAN HAO

Co-Founder & COO

11 years’ experience in parallel/distributed computation. Held the world record for the computation of pi.

NAIYAN WANG

Partner & Principal Scientist

An expert in deep learning and object tracking. He proposed the world’s first deep learning algorithm for object tracking.

ZEHUA HUANG

Partner & Staff Research Scientist

9 years of experience in computer vision. He invented the core algorithm for the Driver Monitoring System (DMS) for General Motors.

NAN WU

Partner & Autonomous Driving Researcher

7 years of experience in autonomous driving research. He led the development of the COMS autonomous driving system.

JIE SUN

Partner & Hardware Director

14 years of experience in hardware development. Past projects include visual surveillance, intelligent homes, and car intelligence.

HUIWEN LIU

Partner & Business Director

Has worked closely with state-owned enterprises, governments, and businesses for many years.

Milestones

TuSimple (previously known as TuSimple LLC) has two offices. Headquarter located in Beijing, China. While the other research branch is located in San Diego, California. Received series A financing of 50 million RMB.
Ten #1 records on KITTI & Cityscapes public dataset.
Signed a cooperation agreement with Tangshan City Caofeidian Industrial Park to jointly build The Caofeidian Automatic driving Truck Test Base (An automated logistic and transportation commercial operation base, as well as an automated logistic demonstration zone.)
Reconstructed from TuSimple LLC to TuSimple (C-corporation.)
Became the first company in San Diego to acquire an autonomous vehicle testing permit from the California DMV.
Began long distance test runs between California and Arizona.
TuSimple (previously known as TuSimple LLC) has two offices. Headquarter located in Beijing, China. While the other research branch is located in San Diego, California. Received series A financing of 50 million RMB.
Ten #1 records on KITTI & Cityscapes public dataset.
Signed a cooperation agreement with Tangshan City Caofeidian Industrial Park to jointly build The Caofeidian Automatic driving Truck Test Base (An automated logistic and transportation commercial operation base, as well as an automated logistic demonstration zone.)
Reconstructed from TuSimple LLC to TuSimple (C-corporation.)
Became the first company in San Diego to acquire an autonomous vehicle testing permit from the California DMV.
Began long distance test runs between California and Arizona.

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China(Headquarters)

  • 5th Floor, Global Trade Mansion Business Building, Guanghua Street No.9 Chaoyang District Beijing, P.R.China 100020
  • (+8610) 59427595

U.S.A

  • 9191 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 600, San Diego, CA 92122
  • (+1) 8582306147