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Dr. Steven Fraser

Dr. Steven Fraser is the Solution Architect for Model-Based Design (MBD) and Automotive Open System Architecture (AUTOSAR) at LHP. He was one of the initial employees when LHP opened their headquarters in Columbus, Indiana in 2001 and has primarily worked from LHP’s Detroit office since 2015. Steve is engaged as a consultant with a variety of projects in the development of advanced controls and OBD diagnostics in the automotive industry. Steve has been responsible for the development of first generation Diesel after-treatment control systems and diagnostics for the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), Nitrogen Adsorption Catalyst (NAC), and Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR). He is also engaged in embedded software architecture design and test methodology including use of UML and AUTOSAR tools, workflow process design and optimization utilizing modern ALM toolsets, advanced physics and performance modeling including combustion modeling, development of IEEE standard and proprietary communication protocols. Steve is a Functional Safety Certified Automotive Engineer (FSCAE) and trains engineers at numerous companies for the FSCAE certification exam. Before coming to LHP, Steve had worked for 12 years in a variety of industries including satellite and terrestrial communication systems, robotics, and simulation modeling of large gas turbine power generation systems. Steve helped lead the development of a new software architecture for a multi-platform operating system and engine control application that received industry awards and continued to be used for over twenty years. He is also experienced with patent and trade marks consultation. Various international journals, conferences and symposiums have published Steve’s articles and he is the lead author for the LHP white paper, The Benefits of Model-Based Design. Steve received his Bachelor of Engineering, Masters of Applied Science, and Ph. D in Control Systems Engineering from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. He also earned a Bachelor of Common Law / Civil Law from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, specializing in Intellectual Property and Commercial Law.

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What is AUTOSAR Fault Detection?

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Understanding AUTOSAR’s Basic Software Layer

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The Role of ASPICE in Systems and Software Development

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Waterfall to Agile Challenges

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Electric Vehicle Testing Equipment

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What Does ASPICE 4.0 Mean?

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What is Electric Vehicle Functional Safety Testing?

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Simulation and HIL Testing for Rapid Development

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AUTOSAR Acceptance Tests

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AUTOSAR Feasibility and Producibility

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AUTOSAR Modularity and Configurability

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Implementing AUTOSAR and Functional Safety

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AUTOSAR From the Automotive Industry’s Perspective

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How to Transform Your Engineering Organization with LHP

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Integrating Today’s Top Automotive Technology

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What Are the Automotive Cybersecurity Processes?

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How to Holistically Address Functional Safety

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Why is Safety at the Core of Software-Defined Vehicles?

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How to Build Trust in the Autonomous Driving Industry

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How to Maximize Your Investment in Cybersecurity

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The Right Level of Attention for Automotive Cybersecurity

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An Introduction to Project-Dependent Safety Management

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What is Tailoring in Functional Safety?

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What Are the Different Electric Vehicle Standards?

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What is Automated Test Equipment?

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What is HIL Testing?

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What is the Future of Autonomous Vehicles?

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What is Competence Management in Functional Safety?

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What is Electric Vehicle Telematics?

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How Do You Build a Safety Culture for Your Organization?

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What are Electric Vehicle Subsystems and Their Interactions?

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What is Electric Vehicle Testing?

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How to Get Your Organization Started with Master Data

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How Does SOTIF Address Safety Design Vulnerabilities?

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What is FMEDA?

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What Are Automotive Cybersecurity Contingency Plans?

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How Do Data Driven Insights Inform Data Optimization?

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How is Automotive Cybersecurity Controlled?

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Why is Cybersecurity Important for Autonomous Vehicles?

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What are the Advantages of IIoT in the Automotive Industry

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What is Automotive Cybersecurity?

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ISO 26262 Compliant vs. ISO 26262 Certified

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What are the SOTIF Scenarios

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Why is Data-driven User Experience important in EV technology

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How Data Analytics Enables Growth for EV Manufacturers

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Effective Test Cases and How Inputs Influence Decisions

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Writing High-Quality Test Scripts: Taming the Chaos

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What is the scope of SOTIF?

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What is SOTIF?

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How to Write Requirements for Functional Safety

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Framework for Automotive Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity and the Automotive Supply Chain

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Automotive Cybersecurity and Trustworthiness

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How does Probability factor into a Safety Analysis?

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What is Functional Safety Management in Automotive?

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What is the Blueprint for Advancing Autonomous Mobility?

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What will make self-driving cars safe and practical?

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What the future holds for ADAS control systems

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New Developments in Automotive Autonomy

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Benefits of Investing in Team Training

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Transformational Changes in Automotive Testing

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Guest Blog: Training for a dynamic future

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Guest Blog: Thriving in the autonomous vehicle marketplace

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How to Ensure Safety in ADAS Design and Verification

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How to Incorporate Guidance into Process Execution Using ALM

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Top 10 Questions to Consider When Implementing ADAS

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How to Design Safety Into ADAS Products

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5 AUTOSAR Expectations vs. Reality

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SME Interview: ALM Tools for ISO 26262 Compliance

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Why ISO 26262 Part 2 is the most critical for your company