OSU Researcher Umit Ozguner Speaks at Technology Summit

April 5th, 2018

April 5, 2018

Researcher Umit Ozguner from T-SET partner Ohio State University spoke as an expert at the Technology Summit in Istanbul, held by Trucell and attended by over 2,500 organizations. Ozguner spoke about current 5G technologies and its role in smart transportation systems. Read more Summit here.

Researcher Sean Qian Speaks to Chi Epsilon

April 4th, 2018

April 4, 2018

UTC researcher and CMU professor Sean Qian spoke to the CMU Civil Engineering Honor Society Chi Epsilon about data analytics and optimization. The presentation and discussion focused on using tools such as behavioral economics, software development, life cycle assessment, policy, and others to optimize transportation networks.

Smart Mobility Connection: Security of Electric, Hybrid, and AV Battery Systems

March 30th, 2018

March 30, 2018

UTC researcher Venkat Viswanathan talked to students at Heinz College about the safety and security of electric vehicles in his presentation, “Analyzing and Defending Cyberattacks on Electric, Hybrid, and AV Battery Systems.” Venkat’s discussion included the ways hackers could control your self-driving car, cracking Tesla’s wall of silence on the Model 3 battery, and the challenges of electric driving range and battery degradation.

UTC Researcher Presents Work at CMU Seminar

March 28th, 2018

March 28, 2018

UTC Researcher and assistant professor for the Institute for Software Research Fei Fang presented at a student students on his research, “Integrating Machine Learning with Game Theory for Societal Challenges.” Fang discussed her application, which uses game theory and machine learning-based models and algorithms to inform, predict, and prescribe solutions to those dealing with security and sustainability challenges.

CMU Poster Session on Commuting and Public Transit Solutions

March 26th, 2018
March 26th, 2018
Six teams in the User-Centered Research and Evaluation (UCRE) class presented their concept posters on solutions to the commuting and public transportation challenges for CMU students. Taught at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, the UCRE class introduces students to the field of human-computer interaction; this year’s topic was on transportation, and what solutions might be needed if Pittsburgh’s Port Authority cut bus services. Team posters included ideas to subsidize UberPOOL rides, and create enclosed waiting stations with wifi and USB ports.

UTC Executive Director Speaks at SPC Workshop

March 26th, 2018

March 26, 2018

At the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commissions Chairman’s Workshop in California, UTC Executive Director Stan Caldwell spoke about the challenges faced by public officials in ensuring that connected and autonomous technologies are being deployed safely. Read more about the presentation here.

Photo of Stan Caldwell

Future of Work Feature by UTC Executive Director

March 23rd, 2018

March 16, 2018

In Heinz College’s March Future of Work issue, UTC Executive Director Stan Caldwell shares five ways that autonomous vehicles will disrupt policy and current industry practices. Five Automated Vehicle Policy Disruptions was part of a series of articles on cutting-edge work done by Heinz faculty and students surrounding the intersection of society and technology.

Traffic21 Director Chris Hendrickson Speaks to Heinz Class

March 19th, 2018

March 19, 2018

Traffic21 Executive Director Chris Hendrickson spoke to a Heinz class on Public Expenditure Analysis about transportation infrastructure planning and forecasting.

UTC’s Stan Caldwell Speaking at PA Chamber’s Policy Roundtable

March 13th, 2018

March 13, 2018

Mobility21 Executive Director Stan Caldwell spoke at the PA Chamber of Business and Industry’s Policy Roundtable and led a discussion about workforce, economic development and policy implications of disruptive transportation technologies.  Caldwell’s presentation followed a policy discussion with Pennsylvania Governor Wolf where transportation was also a topic.

Metro21: Smart Cities Institute Launch

March 8th, 2018

March 2, 2018

The Metro21: Smart Cities Institute celebrated it’s launch with speakers from Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh, and panels on smart city research and education featuring CMU faculty, and public and private sector representatives. To end the day, T-SET Director Raj Rajkumar spoke about next steps for the Institute, and CMU researchers spoke about their work at the closing reception and poster session.

Transportation Club: Autonomous Vehicles and Equity

March 8th, 2018

February 26, 2018

At CMU’s Transportation Club, Margaret Edwards and Gaurav Gupte, two Ethics, History, and Public Policy students shared their capstone presentation: a report on autonomous vehicle and transportation equity in Pittsburgh. The larger team of eight students presented their work before the Pittsburgh City Council at the end of 2017. T-SET’s Chris Hendrickson also talked about Traffic21’s history and initiatives.

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