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University of Texas at Austin Smart Cities Consortium Features Mobility21 UTC Researcher

April 20th, 2021

April 20, 2021

Mobility21 UTC researcher Sean Qian participated in the University of Texas at Austin‘s Smart Cities consortium to discuss his project, “Strategic and Operational Strategies to Inform First- and Last- Mile Services: Case Studies for Robinson and Moon Townships, PA.”

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Third Annual National Mobility Summit Held

April 19th, 2021

April 19, 2019

The Third Annual National Mobility Summit was held on April 15, 2021. The National Mobility Summit is an opportunity for US DOT University Transportation Centers to come together to discuss the real-world problems, opportunities and innovations in today’s transportation landscape.   Over 200 people registered for this event.   Find more information about the National Mobility Summit here:  https://mobility21.cmu.edu/events/the-national-mobility-summit/the-national-mobility-summit-2021/.

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CCAC Students Meet to Discuss Transportation Development

April 16th, 2021

April 16, 2021

Students from Community College of Allegheny County,  Mobility21 UTC academic partner, met at the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education facility and engaged in a discussion about the changes in the automotive field, such as ADAS systems and the need to understand sensing technology, and the various other employment opportunities within ITS.

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Roadbotics Data Helps Inform Local Area Paving Plan

April 14th, 2021

April 14, 2021

Roadbotics, a Mobility21 UTC funded spinoff company, demonstrates impact of technology on local transportation in Bethel Park.  “It takes all the guess work out of it,” said Consolmagno, public works chairman. “Instead of people calling up and saying, ‘Hey. How about paving my road?’ This independent audit gives us a firsthand view.” Read the full article here.

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Smart Mobility Connection Featuring Justin Starr

April 9th, 2021

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.

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

April 8th, 2021

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…

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

April 8th, 2021

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…

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National Institute for AI in Construction

April 1st, 2021

April 1, 2021

Mobility21 UTC researchers Burcu Akinci and Pingbo Tang of the CMU College of Engineering are part of a team that is working to design the future National Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Construction, which will investigate and develop ways to integrate rapidly evolving machine learning and AI technology into modern construction work.

Read the full story here.

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Green Building Alliance Hosts Inspire Speaker Series

April 1st, 2021

April 1, 2021

Lisa Kay Schweyer, UTC Program Manager, participated in the Green Building Alliance’s Inspire Speakers Series session on Mobility, Health, and Justice in the Clean Transportation Revolution.  Speakers discussed the local context of Pittsburgh’s mobility evolution and its future, and  projects happening in our region and in other parts of the country to address the multi-faceted issue of clean transportation.

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CMU Student Project Update: Traffic Dashboard for Colorado Springs, a CMU/US-Ignite Solution

March 25th, 2021

March 25, 2021

Today, five CMU MSPPM-DM students – Thomas Hurley, Akshay Oza, Karunya Manoharan, Yue Wu, and Yuran Zhu – presented an overview of their capstone project.   The project, led by UTC researcher Beibei Li, is developing a real-time dashboard for base personnel to reduce traffic congestion at the Fort Carson army base.  The team will continue the work on this project, refining the dashboard, and adding predictive analytics features.  Mobility21 Program Manager, Lisa Kay Schweyer attended and provided feedback to the team.

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Research Recap: Bus on the Edge, Continuous Monitoring of Traffic and Infrastructure

March 25th, 2021

March 25, 2021

Today, Mobility21 UTC released its latest “Research Recap” for project “Bus on the Edge: Continuous Monitoring of Traffic and Infrastructure.”  The recaps are one-page overviews of the UTC funded research that describe the research project’s purpose, approach, key findings, conclusions, contact information for the research team and a link to the final research report.

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