My Profiles

Shantha Kumari Rajendran

Staff Engineer - Systems Lead,
Panasonic Automotive System of America

Contact Details

Panasonic Automotive System of America
SAE Mentor
SAE Volunteer

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​Shantha Rajendran is a 15 years experienced Automotive Embedded Systems Engineer with hands on experience in Software Development, Testing, and Systems Engineering with specialization in HMI and User Experience. She is at present Staff Engineer, Systems Lead at Panasonic Automotive working on Head Up Displays, Switches, and Intelligent Mirrors. Shantha has a Masters in Management degree, and Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering degree. She has around 10 patents filed and is issued 2 patents.

Career Stage

  • Advanced (15+ years in industry)

Professional Associations

Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation
2017 - Present

Society for Information Displays
2010 - Present

Technology Interests

  • Electrical, Electronics and Avionics
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Interiors, Cabins and Cockpits
  • Management and Product Development

Honors and Awards

Michigan’s Most Valuable Millennial Award
Corp! Magazine

Oakland County Elite 40 under 40