Nate Nevala Visits CMU

Congressmen Reschenthaler’s Staff Visits with Mobility21 UTC

January 24 th, 2023

January 24, 2023

Nate Nevala, District Chief of Staff for Congressman Guy Reschenthaler, visited CMU campus and met with Stan Caldwell, Executive Director of the Mobility21 UTC.  Together they toured the NavLab and learned how Dr. Christoph Mertz commercialized his UTC research.  Mr. Nevala also met with HCII Professors Sarah Fox and Nik Martelaro to discuss their UTC research on labor and bus automation and the policy brief they published.

Raj Rajkumar and Yassmin Gramian at PennSTART Press Conference

Rajkumar Appointed to PennSTART Operating Committee

December 16 th, 2022

December 16, 2022

Mobility21 UTC Director Raj Rajkumar was appointed to the Pennsylvania Safety Transportation and Research Track (PennSTART) Operating Committee, which held its inaugural meeting today.  Funding for the PennSTART facility in southwestern Pennsylvania was announced by PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian in August 2022.

Peoples Energy Analytics

Peoples Energy Analytics Aims to Modernize the Energy Industry

November 29 th, 2022

November 29, 2022

Mobility21 UTC researcher Dr. Destenie Nock, alongside her Ph.D. student Shuchen Cong, have announced the launch of their new CMU spin-out company, Peoples Energy Analytics.  The company focuses on energy poverty and data analysis, with a mission of modernizing the way the energy industry supports their customers by using a combination of smart meter energy usage analysis, surveys, and engineering models to achieve this goal.

Stan Caldwell and Gayle Manchin

UTC Rural Efforts Highlighted at ARC Meeting in Washington, DC

November 16 th, 2022

November 16, 2022

Mobility21 Executive Director Stan Caldwell joined Andrew Weinert from MIT/Lincoln Labs on a “New Technologies” panel during the Appalachian Regional Commission‘s Network Appalachia meeting in Washington, DC.  Caldwell, in photo with ARC Federal Co-Chair Gayle Manchin, highlighted UTC research, workforce development and technology transfer efforts targeting disadvantaged communities in Appalachia.


Michigan Hall of HOnor

Mobility21 Advisory Council Member Named to Michigan Transportation Hall of Honor

October 27 th, 2022

October 27, 2022

Mobility21 University Transportation Center Advisory Council member Kirk Steudle, along with Greg Johnson, Sharmyn Elliott , and Sam Crowl were recently inducted into the Michigan Transportation Hall of Honor for 2022.

AV Career Fair

Carnegie Mellon’s Career & Professional Development Center Presents First Autonomous Vehicle Focused Career Fair

October 24 th, 2022

October 24, 2022

Facilitated by the Mobility21 University Transportation Center, Carnegie Mellon’s Career & Professional Development Center, in partnership with Heinz College Career Services, first autonomous vehicle focused career fair was held on CMU’s campus.  The event provided students an opportunity to meet with companies in the autonomous vehicle industry.

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University of Florida ‘Careers In Transportation Class’ Includes Mobility21 Speakers

October 13 th, 2022

October 13, 2022

The University of Florida was awarded a grant from the Council of University Transportation Centers to encourage students to choose transportation as a profession. To do this, they developed a 1-credit course featuring speakers from academia, government, and the private/consulting sectors.  At today’s class both Stan Caldwell, Mobility21 Executive Director and Lisa Kay Schweyer, Program Manager shared their career journeys with the students.

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