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2017 Peachman Lecture: Future ship, offshore and nautical research

Since 2011, Dr. Bas Buchner has been the president of MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands), the largest independent maritime research institute in the world.|Short Read
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Take a 360 video tour of Mcity

Explore the test facility from inside an autonomous vehicle, during this personal tour from the deputy director.|Short Read

How self-driving cars can be safer with connected technology

Mcity demonstrates the powerful pairing of connectivity and automation.|Medium Read
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Mcity demos: Self-driving cars can be even safer with connected technology

At the University of Michigan's Mcity Test Facility, self-driving cars were part of a series of demonstrations that illustrated the key role connected technology can play in harnessing the safety benefits that self-driving vehicles promise.|Medium Read

Bend it like Airbus

New $8.25M Airbus center at Michigan for high efficiency aircraft with flexible wings|Medium Read
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Advancing road-readiness testing of self-driving cars

New method could cut 99.9 percent of validation costs|Medium Read
An artist’s rendering of the renovated interior vestibule in the Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab.

U-M’s one-of-a-kind hydrodynamics lab to get fresh look, new name

The University of Michigan Board of Regents today approved a $2.2 million renovation project to U-M’s Marine Hydrodynamics Lab.|Medium Read
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Midwest USDOT Center for Connected and Automated Transportation established

$2.47 million midwest research center will conduct connected and automated vehicle research. |Medium Read
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Eustice named to state autonomous vehicle panel

A leading autonomous vehicle researcher has been selected to help guide the state’s advanced mobility policy.|Short Read
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Pascal Van Hentenryck leads new public urban transportation project

Initiative focuses on data science collaboration between U-M, government and industry.|Short Read
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Open-access automated cars to advance driverless research

New research vehicles will be open testbeds for academic and industry researchers to rapidly test self-driving and connected vehicle technologies at a world-class proving ground.|Short Read
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US Airways Flight 1549 seven years later

Safety, autonomy, and the human element: toward air and ground vehicles that begin to override our actions to protect us.|Short Read