Kar Han Tan Ph.D.

Chief Machine Learning Scientist

Kar Han Tan is Atom's Chief Machine Learning Scientist and reports to CTO Eric Monsef.


Kar Han is a seasoned Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & Computer Vision expert.


Previous to Atom, Kar Han was Head of Product R&D at Singtel, managing a team of 300+ contributors, where he built and led an end-to-end R&D organization directly reporting to the CEO.


Prior to that, Kar Han was VP of Engineering at NovuMind where he built and led the engineering team for Artificial Intelligence.


Before his work at NovuMind, Kar Han was Master Technologist and Head of Advanced Development at HP.


Previous to that, Kar Han managed the R&D group at Epson, leading invention of fundamental technologies for immersive projection displays.


Kar Han is named on over 60 patents and 5000+ citations, and is a Founding Member of IEEE STC on Autonomous Driving Technologies


Kar Han earned a Master of Science degree in Computer Science (Robotics) from UCLA, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from National University of Singapore. Kar Han holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Science (Computer Vision) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign