Ohio State University Receives Funding from U.S. Department of Energy

April 8, 2021
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April 8, 2021

The Ohio State University,  Mobility21 UTC academic partner, has received $5 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to optimize fuel economy in connected and automated vehicles.

This is Ohio State’s second project to be funded through ARPA-E’s Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Automated On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) program. Research will be led by Ohio State’s Center for Automotive Research (CAR). Learn more…

The Ohio State University Doctoral Student Weighs in on Real-Time Update Apps

October 13, 2020
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October 13, 2020

Luyu Liu, doctoral student at Mobility21 UTC academic partner the Ohio State University, recently conducted a study with Professor Harvey Miller to determine the value of real-time apps for public transportation.  “The app may tell you the bus will be five minutes late, but drivers can make up time after you start walking, and you end up missing the bus,” says Liu.  Read the full article here.

OSU EcoCAR Completes Year 2

September 10, 2020
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September 10, 2020

Mobility21 UTC academic partner, the Ohio State University’s Center for Automotive Research (CAR)’s EcoCAR team successfully completed year 2 of the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge despite obstacles during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Year 2 was supposed to focus on the vehicle build. When COVID-19 caused us to go completely remote and leave the garage we turned our focus on the final competition deliverables which were written reports or video presentations,” said Kristina Kuwabara, co-engineering manager and CSMS lead for the Ohio State EcoCAR team.  Read more here.

OSU Undergraduate Student Shares Internship Experience with Uber

September 2, 2020
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September 2, 2020

Mobility21 UTC academic partner, the Ohio State University’s Center for Automotive Research (CAR) undergraduate student Paul Crock shares his internship experience with Uber, “My role over the summer was being a virtual test engineering intern. Falling under the Systems Engineering and Test category of the organization, our job is assessing the current status and capabilities of the vehicle and performing the testing to ensure that it is working properly and exactly as intended by the designers.”  Read more here.

The Ohio State University Hosts Camp CAR

July 22, 2020
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July 22, 2020

Today, Mobility21 Program Manager Lisa Kay Schweyer participated in The Ohio State University’s (UTC academic partner) Camp CAR.  The camp allowed attendees to tour CAR labs, hear from and converse with CAR researchers and students and take a look inside the Student Projects Motorsports facility.

The Ohio State University Students’ Experience Impacted by NEXTCAR

July 8, 2020
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July 8, 2020

The Ohio State University doctoral candidates Rajakumar Deshpande and Shobhit Gupta are working with Mobility21 UTC academic partner, the Ohio State University’s Center for Automotive Research (CAR) to expand their knowledge and experience in the field of automated vehicles.  “…Rajakumar Deshpande and Gupta are doctoral candidates in Mechanical Engineering at The Ohio State University. Their work on the ARPA-E NEXTCAR* project at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) is shaping their studies, their future careers, and the future of connected and automated vehicles…The project aims to improve connected vehicle technologies and ultimately improve hybrid-electric vehicles’ fuel economy by 20 percent.”   Read more here.

 

 

The Ohio State University Student-Turned-Employee Racing to the Skies

June 9, 2020
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April 6, 2020

The Ohio State University student-turned-employee Max Wright is achieving his dreams in the Center for Automotive Research (CAR).  The exploratory research program at the Mobility21 UTC academic partner is allowing him to help researchers and motorsports teams build custom parts to enhance leading research and winning vehicles.  Learn more here.

Pedestrian Trajectory Data From Mobility21 UTC Academic Partner, the Ohio State University Receives International Attention

March 30, 2020
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March 30, 2020

“There are constantly new studies and reports coming out about autonomous and connected vehicles and how they interact with other vehicles, traffic lights, and even the roads they are driving on via underground cables, but it is equally important to understand how these vehicles interact with the pedestrians they come in contact with.  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Carnegie Mellon Mobility21 National University Transportation Center, a team of faculty and students led by Emeritus Professor, Umit Ozguner at Ohio State’s Center for Automotive Research have developed a new dataset that can help researchers better understand vehicle-pedestrian interaction in crowded areas.”  Read more here.

CAR Introduces High School Students to Automotive Engineering

July 30, 2019
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July 30, 2019

The Ohio State Center for Automotive Research provided a unique STEM experience for high school students this summer at Camp CAR, a week long summer day camp intended to educate students 14-18 year olds on various aspects of engineering and mobility.  Learn more here.

Summer School in Advanced Mobility Held at Ohio State University

May 8, 2019
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May 8, 2019

More than 25 individuals from both industry and academia had the opportunity to learn from each other at the inaugural Summer School in Advanced Mobility held at The Ohio State University (Mobility21 UTC academic partner),  May 6-8, 2019. This three-day program provided a high level overview of topics related to automotive mobility including electrification and storage, connected and autonomous vehicles, multi-modal transportation and security, all taught by Ohio State faculty experts. Learn more here.