Strategic Initiatives for Research and Innovation
Mary (Missy) Cummings, PhD, Director, Humans and Automation Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology presents on "Human-Automation Collaboration in Complex Systems."
International Collaboration and Research
Dr. Robert Ford of the University of Central Florida College of Business Administration provides insights at a workshop on the topic of Traveler Perception. The workshop is a joint initiative of the Volpe Center and the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment's Centre for Transport and Navigation.
International Knowledge Sharing
A delegation of aviation officials from Malaysia visits to learn more about the Volpe Center's aviation and environmental activities.
The Volpe Center brings together thought leaders and experts from across the transportation community:
At the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Emily Nodine demonstrates the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems program that the Volpe Center worked on in collaboration with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
Knowledge Sharing Across the Transportation Community
A host to 10,000 visitors annually, the Volpe Center frequently showcases projects through briefings, demonstrations and tours.
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What we do
By bringing together thought leaders, decision makers, and other stakeholders from across the global transportation enterprise, we work to anticipate future transportation issues and generate fresh approaches to emerging issues. Through high-impact strategic initiatives, including outreach, we facilitate knowledge exchange across the transportation community and heighten awareness about the Volpe Center's technical portfolio, capabilities, staff and contributions to the Nation.
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