Mobility21 Executive Director, Stan Caldwell Presents Examples of UTC Tech Transfer at ASCE Conference

July 19th, 2018

July 15, 2018

Stan Caldwell, Executive Director of Mobility21, participated in a panel where he presented examples of Mobility21 UTC Technology Transfer.  This Pre-Conference Workshop: University Transportation Center (UTC) Technology Transfer was part of the ASCE International Conference on Transportation and Development in Pittsburgh.  Also participating on the panel were Kevin Womack and Amy Sterns from the US DOT UTC Program and fellow UTC representatives; Larry Rilett from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln Atorod Azizinamini from Florida International University and David Noyce from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Update on Traffic21’s Robotics Institute Summer Scholars (RISS) participant, Hameed Abdul

July 18th, 2018

July 18, 2018

Traffic21’s RISS participant, Hameed Abdul is now about half way through the scholar’s program. He describes his experience thus far as “broadening.” Hameed reports that he has “visited labs, discussed thoroughly [his] research ideas with [his] mentor and grad students, had the opportunity to do outreach, worked on an abstract, and attend a research-focused conference.” In addition, yesterday, Hameed was a speaker at the AI for All, where he presented his research to high school students.

Director of the Traffic21 Institute, Prof. Chris Henrickson speaks at the ASCE International Conference

July 17th, 2018

July 16, 2018

Pittsburgh hosted the American Society of Civil Engineers’ International Conference on Transportation & Development 2018.  Pictured is Prof. Chris Hendrickson, Director of the Traffic21 Institute, speaking from the plenary podium.

Mobility21 Executive Director Stan Caldwell participated in the Federal Highway Administration’s National Dialogue on Highway Automation

June 28th, 2018

June 26 & 27, 2018

Mobility21 Executive Director Stan Caldwell participated in the Federal Highway Administration’s National Dialogue on Highway Automation to provide input from the University Transportation Center perspective and share both technology and policy research on vehicle automation. This two day workshop in Philadelphia focused on Planning and Policy is was the first of five national.

Read a complete summary of the two-day symposium here.

UTC Researchers were featured speakers at the Accessible Transportation Symposium

June 27th, 2018

June 26, 2018

UTC Researchers Steve Smith and Aaron Steinfield were featured speakers at the Accessible Transportation Symposium. Over 80 people attended the event. The event was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Community Living, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.

Traffic21 Presentation to the Allegheny County’s Green Action Team

June 26th, 2018

June 26, 2018

Traffic21 Program Manager, Lisa Kay Schweyer shared the history of Traffic21 and the University Transportation Centers (T-SET and Mobility21).  She also provided an overview of the research, the way research involves and is shared with the public, and how green action team members could learn more.

American Society of Civil Engineers Magazine Features UTC Researcher Sean Qian

June 22nd, 2018

The June 2018 edition of the Civil Engineering magazine of the American Society of Civil Engineers includes an article featuring UTC researcher Sean Qian discussing CMU’s traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems interdisciplinary course. He shares details course objectives and how students are engaged in learning.

Keep On Truckin’

June 19th, 2018

Logistics company C.H. Robinson tapped Carnegie Mellon students to develop a model that predicts event-related transportation delays.  C.H. Robinson wanted to know if it was possible to predict — and more importantly, plan for — such delays. The company turned to CMU’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences for help. Read more here:  https://www.cmu.edu/engage/about-us/news/partner/chrobinson.html.

 

 

CTAA Expo Attends Connected Vehicle and Robotics Tour at Carnegie Mellon University

June 15th, 2018

June 14, 2018

CMU hosted participants of the CTAA Expo for a two-part tour of an intersection equipped with Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) followed by a tour of National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC). Participants expressed their excitement to take the information and technology back to their home cities to help improve traffic and mobility.

Mobility21 Executive Director, Stan Caldwell Moderated Roundtable Discussion at Heinz College Summer Leadership Symposium

June 8th, 2018

June 8, 2018

Mobility21 Executive Director Stan Caldwell facilitated a roundtable discussion on the workforce implication of autonomous vehicle technology for the CMU Heinz College 2018 Summer Leadership Symposium for mid-career professionals in the MSIT and Executive Education Programs.

UTC researcher Maxine Eskenazi delivered a keynote speech at the Journees d’Etudes sur la Parole 2018 conference

June 5th, 2018

June 5, 2018

Traffic21, UTC researcher Maxine Eskenazi delivered a keynote speech on Intelligent Agents on June 5th at the Journees d’Etudes sur la Parole 2018 conference in Aix en Provence, France.  “The speech and language Laboratory organizes this conference under the aegis and Scientific guaranty of the Francophone Association of spoken Communication.”

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