October 4, 2017
USDOT’s Center for Connected and Automated Vehicles (CCAT) at UMTRI, distinguished speaker series.
Transformational Transportation Technologies: Research at Carnegie Mellon University
Chris Hendrickson: Director, Traffic21 Institute, Hamerschlag University Professor of Engineering Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon University
Transportation is undergoing revolutionary changes due to automation, improved communications and data analytic applications. This talk will provide an overview of research on transformational transportation technologies at Carnegie Mellon University through the Traffic21 Institute and related University Transportation Centers. In particular, Carnegie Mellon is known for over three decades of research on autonomous vehicles. Some policy implications of partial and full driverless vehicle automation will be highlighted.