Penn drives transportation research forward

The U.S. Department of Transportation intends to get ahead of the curve by funding interdisciplinary research groups across the country called University Transportation Centers (UTC). One of these is the Consortium for Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation, a new collaboration between researchers at Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of Design, and Carnegie Mellon University.

Daniel Lee, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering and the Penn director of the UTC, helped kick off the collaboration with faculty from both Penn and CMU at a symposium on campus on Jan. 11.