Connected and Automated Vehicles

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Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

Data gleaned from cameras and sensors increases predictive accuracy.|Medium Read
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‘Air traffic control’ for driverless cars could speed up deployment

Human-generated responses could remotely assist autonomous vehicles decision’s during times of uncertainty. |Medium Read
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Joining forces to innovate the future of mobility

The U-M Transportation Research Institute and Michigan Engineering bring together their complementary strengths.|Short Read
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Students learn from Uber engineer

ISD's GSAC connected with Uber’s Stephen Lesh, the Chief Engineer of Vehicle Programs for the Uber Advanced Technologies Group. GSAC members organized a seminar event that was held on Monday, January 29th featuring Lesh.|Short Read

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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Ann Arbor: A hub for autonomous vehicles

Ann Arbor is emerging as a major player in the world of autonomous vehicles with the Mcity test facility, a one-of-a-kind simulated urban and suburban environment. |Medium 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
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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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A new kind of on-demand transit system could come to U-M

A new transportation system could come to the University of Michigan's North Campus as soon as the summer of 2017, getting riders to their destinations in half the time of the existing bus system at a lower cost.|Short Read
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Toyota Research Institute partners with U-M to accelerate artificial intelligence research

$22 million investment to begin research collaborations focused on autonomous vehicles and advanced robotics projects.|Medium Read
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Student Spotlight: Luis Gomez – An expert in computational electromagnetics and teaching

The goal of Gomez's research is to alleviate the communications blackout that sometimes occurs when vehicles are traveling through the earth’s atmosphere.|Short Read