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Research Recap: The Intelligent Mobility Meter

September 18th, 2019

Today, Mobility21 UTC released its latest “Research Recap.” 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.

Check out the one page recap to learn more about this project: The Intelligent Mobility Meter.

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Mobility21 UTC Faculty, Sean Qian, Leverages Ride-Hailing Companies Platform

September 16th, 2019

September 16, 2019

Mobility21 UTC Faculty, Sean Qian, is developing a cyber-physical-social system that lets cities leverage the platform of ride-hailing companies in order to provide benefits for everyone in the transportation system. Qian will partner with the University of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh on this research, which is being funded by the National Science Foundation. Learn more here.

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Traffic21 Director, Chris Hendrickson, Keynote Speaker at PWX Expo

September 11th, 2019

September 11, 2019

Traffic21 Director, Chris Hendrickson attended Public Works Expo in Seattle where he was a featured speaker, presenting his research entitled “Past and Future of the US Interstate Highway System.” The PWX Expo draws thousands of public works professionals from all over the world.

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Research Recap: Incentive Design in Ride Sharing Platforms

September 11th, 2019

Today, Mobility21 UTC released its latest “Research Recap.”  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.

Check out the one page recap to learn more about this project: Incentive Design in Ride Sharing Platforms.

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Ding Zhao: Making AI Safe for Autonomous Vehicles

September 7th, 2019

September 7, 2019

Mobility21 UTC Faculty, Ding Zhao discusses how his lab is developing better AI for safer autonomous vehicles. He discusses how he’s partnering with industry and government to save time and lives with AI. Watch the full video here.

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UTC Faculty Discusses Tesla’s New Solar Rental Option

September 4th, 2019

September 4, 2019

Costa Samaras, UTC Faculty in Civil and Environmental Engineering/Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses Tesla’s newly-unveiled solar rental option with Marketplace’s Jack Stewart.  Read the article and/or listen to the conversation here:  https://www.marketplace.org/2019/08/20/teslas-plan-for-solar-could-increase-competition/. 

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Mobility21 UTC Faculty Authors Article Telling Cities Robocars Could Be the End of Downtown Parking

September 3rd, 2019

September 3, 2019

Costa Samaras, Mobility21 UTC Faculty in CEE/EPP at Carnegie Mellon, in collaboration with Postdoctoral Research Associate Corey Harper, authored in article published in The Conversation about the future of autonomous vehicles and their impact on city parking lots. Read the full article here.

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Mobility21 UTC Faculty Lead DOE Team Improving Rural Mobility

September 1st, 2019

September 1, 2019

Mobility21 UTC Researcher, Sean Qian, is leading an interdisciplinary team from Carnegie Mellon University as they attempt to address rural transportation in Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Greene County.  The team includes Traffic21 Director, Chris Hendrickson, UTC Researcher, Costa Samaras and Metro21: Smart Cities Institute Director Karen Lightman.

Working in collaboration with Greene County and Waynesburg University, the team from Carnegie Mellon University will test an innovative rural county mobility platform, with the ultimate goal that it can be replicated in other rural counties.

Sean Qian says this project has “the potential to advance the fundamental knowledge of how energy-efficient, affordable mobility services can work in rural America.”

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Mobility21 UTC Researcher, Christoph Mertz, Presents at SMAR 2019

September 1st, 2019

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Mobility21 UTC Researcher, Christoph Mertz presented his UTC research at Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures (SMAR) 2019 in Germany. His talk entitled “Moving Beyond the Romans: Deep Learning and Road Maintenance” highlighted his research using machine learning to predict and prevent potholes and road repairs.

Research Recap: Connected Vehicle Infrastructure for a Smart City

August 30th, 2019

Today, Mobility21 UTC has released its first “Research Recap.”  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.

Check out the one page recap to learn more about Jon Peha’s project: Connected Vehicle Infrastructure for a Smart City.

 

Mobility21 UTC Faculty Meet with Butler County Commissioners

August 28th, 2019

August 28, 2019

Mobilty21 UTC researchers Sean Qian and Stan Caldwell visited Butler County to meet with Commissioners Leslie Osche, Kim Geyer and county transportation officials to discuss transportation research and technology and explore potential collaboration.

 

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