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Automotive research team recognized for research excellence

The ARC works to solve a broad set of issues pertaining to the modeling and simulation of ground vehicle systems.|Short Read
A screenshot of the VR research environment.

How can pedestrians trust autonomous vehicles

Utilizing a unique VR set-up, researchers uncover a certain amount of trust to encourage, but not harm, pedestrians. |Medium Read
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How self-driving car subsidies could carry us through the ‘dark age’ of deployment

A game-theory approach identifies which policy could support autonomous vehicles' market penetration—and environmental benefits.|Medium Read

Qi Luo receives INFORMS-Sim best student paper award

U-M IOE PhD candidate, Qi Luo, receives PhD Colloquium Best Student Paper Award at the INFORMS Simulation Society’s annual Winter Simulation Conference.|Short Read
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CCAT Featured Research: Augmented Reality Project in IEEE Spectrum

Adding simulated vehicles to closed-course testing can train robocars to handle even the most unlikely scenarios.|Short Read
Professors Lionel Robert and X. Jessie Yang stand in front of an autonomous vehicle at Mcity

What humans want, in an automated car

U-M researchers examined how a person’s perception of safety in an autonomous vehicle was influenced by its “personality” traits.|Medium Read
Duke Morrow, 62, participates in a study about autonomous vehicle accessibility with Clive D'Souza

An inclusive autonomous shuttle for those with physical disabilities

Proof-of-concept service will gather systematic, real-world data to put users first.|Short Read
A white Mcity car parked in a circular drive painted with the Michigan logo

Measuring motion sickness for driverless cars

Carsickness incidence could increase if we all become passengers, but new research aims to help address that.|Medium Read
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PhD students win 1st and 2nd place in AIAA Aviation’s MDO Student Paper Competition

Congratulations to Anil Yildirim and Sicheng He, PhD students in the MDO Lab who won 1st and 2nd place in AIAA Aviation’s MDO Student Paper Competition!|Short Read
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Funding a new transportation revolution: Liu congressional testimony

Professor Henry Liu addresses House committee on the need for a national surface transportation research agenda.|Short Read
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Advancing AI for Video: Startup launches powerful video processing platform

Voxel51 uses AI processing to identify and track objects and activities through video clips.|Medium Read
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Siqian Shen receives funding from Ford to design integrated ridesharing and goods delivery system

U-M IOE associate professor, Siqian Shen, has received research funding from Ford to explore how mathematical optimization and operations research approaches can improve services that integrate ridesharing with goods delivery.|Short Read