Register Now! Moving America Forward: Next Generation of Truck Freight Transport Summit

September 18th, 2018

September 2018

The Mobility21 Center, in partnership with the PRECISE Center, at the Engineering School of the University of Pennsylvania will be hosting a two-day event entitled “Moving America Forward: Next Generation of Truck Freight Transport Summit.” The keynote speakers for the summit will be Raymond P. Martinez, administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and Leslie Richards, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

The event will be held on October 24-25, 2018 at the Singh Center for Nanotechnology, University of Pennsylvania. More details about the event can be found on PRECISE’s website

Stan-in-Denmark

Mobility21 Exec. Director Attends the ITS World Congress

September 17th, 2018

September 17, 2018

Mobility21 Executive Director Stan Caldwell was a delegate the 2018 Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Copenhagen Denmark where he was joined by ITS experts from academia, government and industry from around the world.

International Workshop on Next-Generation Cyber-Physical Systems

Mobility21 Director, Raj Rajkumar, joins Panel at University of Virginia

September 15th, 2018

September 15, 2018

Mobility21 Director, Raj Rajkumar attended the International Workshop on Next-Generation Cyber-Physical Systems at the University of Virginia. He participated on a Panel Discussion: Future of Cyber-Physical Systems with – Chenyang Lu (moderator), Tarek Abdelzaher, Chris Gill and Al Mok.

Learn more about the event here.

Christoph-Mertz

UTC Researcher, Christoph Mertz, Traveled to Asia Development Bank

September 14th, 2018

September 12 – 14, 2018

UTC Researcher Christoph Mertz, traveled to The Asia Development Bank Transport Forum 2018 in Manila, Philippines. He was part of a plenary session on autonomous vehicles and ‘trying to replace the human drive’. See the full agenda.

To hear Christoph’s prediction of the future, watch his presentation here.

Raj Rajkumar at Intersect CMU

Mobility21 Director, Raj Rajkumar Moderates Panel at Intersect@CMU

September 14th, 2018

September 14, 2018

Mobility21 Director, Raj Rajkumar, moderated a panel on the Intersection of Tech & Business: Smart Home, Smart Car and Smart City at Intersect@CMU during the Tepper Quad Grand Opening, featuring Secretary Anthony Foxx, Homaira Akbari, Brian Olsavsky & Jay Apt.

Mobility21 Director on Panel at Value of Data Bloomberg Conference

September 13th, 2018

September 13, 2018

Mobility21 Director, Raj Rajkumar attended the Value of Data: How Emerging Technologies are Redefining our Future Bloomberg Conference in New York, New York. He was on a panel titled “Driverless Cars Run on Data Not Gasoline.”

Watch the full video of the panel

See the full agenda

You Know You Can Do That in R, Right?

September 13th, 2018

September 13, 2018

PTC invited Addison Larson, a Planning Data Scientist at the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), to talk about using data to inform governmental decision-making. The exciting talk was focused on DVRPC’s upcoming Regional Transit Priority Setting web tool and its coding-intensive development process, followed by a lively discussion on the challenges and benefits of data-driven decision-making in regional planning.

CMU Graduate Students demonstrate IoT applications for novel transportation signage called Zone Crew

September 12th, 2018

October 9, 2018

CMU MISM graduate students demonstrate IoT applications for novel transportation signage called Zone Crew.  Connectivity features are designed to increase safety and awareness for Work Zones, Special Events and Emergency Management.

National Electric Drive Week’s Electric Lunch in Market Square (Pittsburgh)

September 12th, 2018

September 12, 2018

Duquesne Light Company and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, with support from Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, teamed up to celebrate National Drive Electric Week in downtown Pittsburgh.  Traffic21 Institute’s Program Manager, Lisa Kay Schweyer stopped by the Market Square Electric Lunch today to check out the electric cars, busses, scooters and bicycles.

House Infrastructure and Transportation Committee Chairman, Congressman Bill Shuster and Pennsylvania State Senator Guy Reschenthaler get a tour of the CMU National Robotics Engineering Center and the research being conducted.

Congressman Bill Shuster and State Senator Guy Reschenthaler visited Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center

September 11th, 2018

September 10, 2018

Congressman Bill Shuster, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and State Senator Guy Reschenthaler visited Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center for a tour and round table discussion with representatives from local autonomous and connected vehicle companies. Mobility21 UTC faculty member Chris Hendrickson moderated the discussion and Mobility21 UTC faculty member Steve Smith represented his spin off company Rapid Flow Technologies. Also participating was Raodbotics, another UTC spin off company.

UTC Researcher Fei Fang in the Qatar Tribune

September 11th, 2018

September 11, 2018

UTC Researcher Fei Fang is quoted in the Qatar Tribune’s article today titled “AI Helps Humans Bring Poachers To Justice.”  Click here to link to the article: http://www.qatar-tribune.com/news-details/id/138612.

 

 

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