Smart Mobility Connection Featuring Ümit Özgüner

April 23, 2021
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April 23, 2021

Today’s Smart Mobility Connection session featured Mobility21 UTC Researcher Ümit Özgüner.   He discussed his project, “Research on pedestrian vehicle interaction.” Watch his presentation here.

Ohio State University Receives Funding From US Department of Energy’s ARPA-E

April 8, 2021
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April 8, 2021

Mobility21 UTC academic partner, the Ohio State University, 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. Learn more…

The Ohio State University Hosts Pedestrians on the Roadway: A Workshop on Autonomous Vehicles Encountering Pedestrians

November 30, 2020
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November 30, 2020

Mobility21 academic partner, the Ohio State University, hosted a workshop today on Pedestrians on the Roadway: Autonomous Vehicles Encountering Pedestrians.  Mobility21 UTC researcher Dr. Umit Ozguner kicked off  the event.  He was followed by presenters sharing their research projects to understand how vehicles and pedestrians interact with each other.  Dr. Ozguner’s UTC research project, “Modeling and Simulating Collective Pedestrian Motion Influenced by Vehicle” was also presented by Dongfang Yang as part of the event.  Watch the presentations here: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyqTShehRG5OmKAoRIXEpAQdjsDq9YOHg.

Talking Transportation with The Ohio State University

March 5, 2020
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March 4 & 5, 2020

Mobility21 UTC Program Manager Lisa Kay Schweyer met with UTC faculty and students during her semi-annual visit to the Mobility21 academic partner, the Ohio State University.  She visited and received updates from Umit Ozguner (OSU PI), Keith Redmill (researcher), Beth Snoke (Director, Transportation and Traffic Management), David Cooke (Senior Associate Director of the Center for Automotive Research), Danny Freudiger (Ph.D. candidate & outgoing Smart Campus Group Leader, and Anita Nti (student and incoming Smart Campus group leader).

The Ohio State University – CAR Researchers Tackle Extreme Fast Charging of Electric Vehicles

December 4, 2019
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December 4, 2019

An exploratory research program at the Mobility21 UTC academic partner, the Ohio State University, through its Center for Automotive Research  aims to evaluate the feasibility of Extreme Fast Charging (XFC) which would allow electric vehicles to be recharged as fast as conventional vehicles are refueled. XFC promises to accelerate the adoption of battery electric vehicles by designing high-performance, cost-effective, safe and affordable energy-storage systems.  Learn more here.

Ohio State’s Center for Automotive Research Spring External Advisory Board focuses on Safety and Cybersecurity

April 5, 2019
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April 5, 2019

Industry, government and campus partners attended The Ohio State Center for Automotive Research (CAR) semiannual External Advisory Board meeting. The meeting opened with a state of the center presentation by CAR Director, Giorgio Rizzoni who shared research and facility updates with the audience.  In addition, faculty and researchers from across Ohio State presented on their work related to safety and cybersecurity, showing just how far reaching this topic is and the variety of work being done in this space all across campus. Learn more here.

The Ohio State University Gives UTC Program Manager a Tour of their Electric Racing Vehicles

March 13, 2019
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March 13, 2019

During her semi-annual visit to the Mobility21 academic partner the Ohio State University, Mobility21 UTC Program Manager Lisa Kay Schweyer participated in a tour of the Center for Automotive Research’s various electric racing vehicles. In addition she met with UTC faculty and students to learn more about their research activities.

Director of Mobility, Maryn Weimer, appointed to Ohio Governor’s Advisory Committee on Transportation Infrastructure

February 1, 2019
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February 1, 2019

Maryn Weimer, director of mobility and senior associate director at The Ohio State Center for Automotive Research has been appointed to the Ohio Governor’s Advisory Committee on Transportation Infrastructure by Governor Mike DeWine.   This new committee will study the current conditions of Ohio’s roadways and recommend options for maintaining and enhancing the state’s transportation infrastructure.  Read more…