Autonomous Vehicles

Matthew Belz

Matthew Belz receives NDSEG Fellowship to improve the safety of autonomous systems

PhD student Matthew Belz will work to develop jamming-resistant radar systems for autonomous vehicles.|Short Read
Maani Ghaffari Jadidi

Maani Ghaffari Jadidi joins NAME faculty as Assistant Professor with joint Robotics appointment

The department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering is pleased to welcome Maani Ghaffari Jadidi as Assistant Professor with a joint appointment with the Robotics Institute. |Short Read
Assistant Professor Dimitra Panagou

Professor Panagou receives National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award

Congratulations to Professor Dimitra Panagou, who received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for her work in autonomy |Short Read
the resonator on a quarter

Small, precise and affordable gyroscope for navigating without GPS

Accurate gyroscopes are a bottleneck for backup navigation systems in autonomous vehicles.|Medium Read
The summer sun rises on North Campus of the University of Michigan

Autonomous vehicles can be fooled to ‘see’ nonexistent obstacles

Vehicles that perceive obstacles that aren't really there could cause traffic accidents.|Short Read

Aerospace Professors Girard, Kolmanovsky, and Panagou receive award for their work at the Automotive Research Center

Aerospace Engineering congratulates three of our faculty who received the Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award for 2019-20 for their work on the Automotive Research Center. |Medium 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
connected cars navigating the roads

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
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MIDCE Catalyst Grant awarded to Yulin Pan for Ocean Wave Forecast project

Assistant Professor Yulin Pan has been awarded a MIDCE Catalyst Grant for his Ocean Wave Forecast project|Short Read
NAME student featured in Our Oceans, Our Future programme

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering department featured in new film, “Our Oceans, Our Future”

Featuring the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Our Oceans, Our Future, explores the critical issues affecting our oceans, and the work being done by marine professionals worldwide for a brighter future.|Medium 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
Group at KLA

From semiconductors to driverless cars, students got an inside look at the Ann Arbor tech industry for ECE Expeditions

Students toured KLA, a global capital equipment company, and Quantum Signal AI, a startup recently acquired by Ford to make robotaxis and driverless delivery vehicles a reality within two years. |Medium Read