Smart Mobility Connection Featuring Justin Starr

April 9, 2021
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April 9, 2021

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researcher Justin Starr.   He discussed his project, “Using a Virtual Racing League to Learn Artificial Intelligence Autonomy as a Skilled Trade.”  Watch his presentation here.

Smart Mobility Connection Features Jeremy Michalek

March 12, 2021
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March 12, 2021

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researcher Jeremy Michalek.   He discussed his project, “Uber/Lyft Implications: Vehicle Ownership, Transit, Electrification, Air Emissions, Traffic Externalities, and Equity.”  Watch his presentation here.

Smart Mobility Connection Features Maxine Eskenazi, Alan Black and Yulan Feng

February 19, 2021
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February 19, 2021

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researchers Maxine Eskenazi, Alan Black and Yulan Feng.   They discussed their project, “GetGoing and Better Mobility for All.”  Watch their presentation here.

Smart Mobility Connection Features Rahul Mangharam

February 5, 2021
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November 13, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researcher Rahul Mangharam.   Rahul discussed his project, “F1Tenth Autonomous Racing.”  Watch his presentation here.

Mobility21 Spring Semester Smart Mobility Connection Seminar Series Kicks Off with Presentation by Dr. Rahul Mangharam

January 25, 2021
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January 25, 2021

The Mobility21 UTC is resuming the Smart Mobility Connection Seminar Series (SMC) with the start of spring semester.

Please join us on Friday, February 5, 2021 from Noon-1:00pm, as we kick off the semester with Rahul Mangharam from the University of Pennsylvania, speaking on his project, “F1Tenth Autonomous Racing.”

To register for the February 5th SMC, click here.

Smart Mobility Connection seminar series:  As the nature of transportation continues to evolve, Carnegie Mellon University has students and faculty conducting transportation related research in data analytics, robotics, public policy, engineering, architecture and design, and more.  Since not all of these efforts are co-located in the same building, or even the same department, there was a need to help building a “community space” to bring together people interested in transportation on CMU’s campus.  This was the impetus for Mobility21’s launching of the SMC  One of the University Transportation Center  faculty is featured at each hour long session; half of the time is reserved for questions and answers as well as networking.

Smart Mobility Connection Features Carlee Joe-Wong

December 4, 2020
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December 4, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researcher Carlee Joe-Wong.  Carlee discussed her project, “Incentivizing Taxi Movement for Balanced City-Wide Services.”  Watch her presentation here.

Smart Mobility Connection

December 4, 2020
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As the nature of transportation continues to evolve, Carnegie Mellon University has students and faculty conducting transportation related research in data analytics, robotics, public policy, engineering, architecture and design, and more. Since not all of these efforts are co-located in the same building, or even the same department, there was a need to help building a “community space” to bring together people interested in transportation on CMU’s campus. This was the impetus for Mobility21’s launching of the Smart Mobility Connections (SMC) seminar series. One of the University Transportation Center (UTC) faculty is featured at each hour long session.

Smart Mobility Connection

November 13, 2020
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As the nature of transportation continues to evolve, Carnegie Mellon University has students and faculty conducting transportation related research in data analytics, robotics, public policy, engineering, architecture and design, and more. Since not all of these efforts are co-located in the same building, or even the same department, there was a need to help building a “community space” to bring together people interested in transportation on CMU’s campus. This was the impetus for Mobility21’s launching of the Smart Mobility Connections (SMC) seminar series. One of the University Transportation Center (UTC) faculty is featured at each hour long session.

Smart Mobility Connection Features Peter Zhang

November 13, 2020
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November 13, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researcher Peter Zhang.   Peter discussed his project, “Gaps and Opportunities in School Bus Transportation.”  Watch his presentation here.

Smart Mobility Connection Features Mark McCord

October 30, 2020
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October 30, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researcher and the Ohio State University Professor Mark McCord.  Professor McCord discussed his project, “Time-of-Day Traffic Volumes Using Video Imagery Obtained from Transit Buses in Regular Operations,” which is co-authored by Rabi Mishalani, and Benjamin Coifman.  Watch his presentation here.

 

Smart Mobility Connection

October 30, 2020
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As the nature of transportation continues to evolve, Carnegie Mellon University has students and faculty conducting transportation related research in data analytics, robotics, public policy, engineering, architecture and design, and more. Since not all of these efforts are co-located in the same building, or even the same department, there was a need to help building a “community space” to bring together people interested in transportation on CMU’s campus. This was the impetus for Mobility21’s launching of the Smart Mobility Connections (SMC) seminar series. One of the University Transportation Center (UTC) faculty is featured at each hour long session.

Smart Mobility Connection Features Jon Peha

October 9, 2020
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October 9, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researcher Jon Peha, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, in the Dept. of Engineering & Public Policy and the Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering.  Professor Peha discussed “Spectrum Policies for Connected Vehicles.”   Watch his presentation here.

Smart Mobility Connection

October 9, 2020
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As the nature of transportation continues to evolve, Carnegie Mellon University has students and faculty conducting transportation related research in data analytics, robotics, public policy, engineering, architecture and design, and more. Since not all of these efforts are co-located in the same building, or even the same department, there was a need to help building a “community space” to bring together people interested in transportation on CMU’s campus. This was the impetus for Mobility21’s launching of the Smart Mobility Connections (SMC) seminar series. One of the University Transportation Center (UTC) faculty is featured at each hour long session.

Smart Mobility Connection Seminar Features Corey Harper

September 25, 2020
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September 25, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Dr. Corey Harper, Mobility21 UTC researcher and Incoming Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Heinz School of Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University.  Dr. Harper discussed “Advancing Towards a Smarter and More Sustainable Transportation System.”   Watch his presentation here.

Smart Mobility Connection

September 25, 2020
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As the nature of transportation continues to evolve, Carnegie Mellon University has students and faculty conducting transportation related research in data analytics, robotics, public policy, engineering, architecture and design, and more. Since not all of these efforts are co-located in the same building, or even the same department, there was a need to help building a “community space” to bring together people interested in transportation on CMU’s campus. This was the impetus for Mobility21’s launching of the Smart Mobility Connections (SMC) seminar series. One of the University Transportation Center (UTC) faculty is featured at each hour long session.

Smart Mobility Connection Seminar Features Megan Ryerson

September 11, 2020
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September 11, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Megan Ryerson, Mobility21 UTC researcher, UPS Chair of Transportation, an Associate Professor of City & Regional Planning and Electrical & Systems Engineering and the first Associate Dean for Research at University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design .  Over 200 people signed up to hear her discuss “Building Novel Traveler-Centric Metrics to Design Safe and Efficient Transportation Infrastructure Systems.”  Watch her presentation here.

Smart Mobility Connection

September 11, 2020
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As the nature of transportation continues to evolve, Carnegie Mellon University has students and faculty conducting transportation related research in data analytics, robotics, public policy, engineering, architecture and design, and more. Since not all of these efforts are co-located in the same building, or even the same department, there was a need to help building a “community space” to bring together people interested in transportation on CMU’s campus. This was the impetus for Mobility21’s launching of the Smart Mobility Connections (SMC) seminar series. One of the University Transportation Center (UTC) faculty is featured at each hour long session.

Mobility21 Fall Semester Smart Mobility Connection Series Kicks Off with Presentation by Dr. Megan Ryerson

August 24, 2020
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August 24, 2020

Mobility21 is resuming the Smart Mobility Connection Series with the start of fall semester with a vast array of presentations.

Please join us on Friday, September 11 at Noon for our first session in the series featuring UTC researcher Dr. Megan Ryerson of the University of Pennsylvania.  She will be speaking on Building Novel Traveler-Centric Metrics to Design Safe and Efficient Transportation Infrastructure Systems.”

Register here to join the webinar.

Smart Mobility Connection seminar series:  As the nature of transportation continues to evolve, Carnegie Mellon University has students and faculty conducting transportation related research in data analytics, robotics, public policy, engineering, architecture and design, and more.  Since not all of these efforts are co-located in the same building, or even the same department, there was a need to help building a “community space” to bring together people interested in transportation on CMU’s campus.  This was the impetus for Mobility21’s launching of the SMC  One of the University Transportation Center  faculty is featured at each hour long session; half of the time is reserved for questions and answers as well as networking.

Mobility21 UTC Smart Mobility Connection Series Features Srinivasa Narasimhan & Robert Tamburo

April 24, 2020
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April 24, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Srinivasa Narasimhan and Robert Tamburo, CMU Principal Project Scientists and Mobility21 UTC researchers.  They discussed their UTC project, “Visual Understanding of Traffic at Intersections: Access to real-time information.” Watch the full video here.

Mobility21 UTC Smart Mobility Connection Series Features Christoph Mertz

April 17, 2020
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April 17, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Christoph Mertz, a CMU Principal Project Scientist and Mobility21 UTC researcher.  He discussed his UTC project, “Bus on the edge: Continuous monitoring of traffic and infrastructure,” and how transit buses are now routinely recording their surroundings with cameras for security and liability reasons.  Watch the full SMC video here.

Smart Mobility Connection Seminar Series Features Venkat Viswanathan

February 7, 2020
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February 7, 2020

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researcher Venkat Viswanathan.  He discussed how weight, computational load, sensor load, and possibly higher drag may increase the energy use of automated electric vehicles relative to human-driven electric vehicles.   Watch the full SMC video here.

Smart Mobility Connection Seminar Series Features Stan Caldwell and Rick Grahn

January 24, 2020
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January 24, 2020

The first Smart Mobility Connection session of spring semester was held today featuring Mobility21 Executive Director, Stan Caldwell and CMU PhD student, Rick Grahn.  They provided an overview and took questions about the project, Research Results and Technology Trends to Inform Policies for Smart Mobility of People and Goods.  Everyone in attendance was also provided with a hard copy of the “Recommended Policies for the 21st Century Trends in US Mobility” policy guide.  Watch the full SMC video here.

Smart Mobility Connection with Ding Zhao

December 6, 2019
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December 6, 2019

This Smart Mobility Connection session featured Ding Zhao who described how his team is trying to build the world’s first scenario-based driving database that is dedicated to connected and autonomous vehicles.  Watch the video here.

 

Smart Mobility Connection with Fei Fang

November 30, 2019
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November 15, 2019

This Smart Mobility Connection session featured Fei Fang who highlighted her research entitled “Efficiency and Fairness in Ride-sharing.” Fang discussed the growth in location-tracking technology, the popularity of smartphones, and the reduced cost in mobile network communications have led to a revolution in mobility and the prevalence of ridesharing. Fang covered both commercial on-demand ride-sharing and peer-to-peer ride-sharing, focusing on how to find efficient vehicle-rider matching. Furthermore, she showed how her team evaluated the fairness level of matchings and propose several approaches to balance fairness and efficiency. Watch the full SMC here.

Smart Mobility Connection Series with Aaron Steinfeld

October 11, 2019
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October 11, 2019

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection seminar featured Aaron Steinfeld, Associate Research Professor with the Robotics Institute at CMU. Steinfeld talked about “What’s Been Learned from the Tiramisu Transit Deployment.” Steinfeld was part of the team from the CMU Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center who researched, developed and deployed Tiramisu, a transit app with a universal design but focused on improving public transit for individuals with disabilities. Watch the full seminar here to learn more.