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Transformational Technologies: A State Government Perspective

Monday, October 22, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Kirk T. Steudle
Director of the Michigan Department of Transportation

Data analytics, automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are impacting the global transportation system at full tilt. Mobility is being transformed. Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics explored the age of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics in the context of the global transportation system.

Kirk T. Steudle, Director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, presented his talk, "Transformational Technologies: A State Government Perspective," as part of the Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics speaker series on October 22, 2018, at 12 p.m. ET.

About the Speaker

Kirk SteudleKirk T. Steudle, Director of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) since 2006, oversees MDOT’s over four billion dollar budget, and is responsible for the construction, maintenance, and operation of nearly 10,000 miles of state highways and more than 4,000 state highway bridges at a department with 2,500 employees.  He also oversees administration of a variety of multi-modal transportation programs and projects. 

Steudle is a national leader in the development of Connected and Automated Vehicle Technologies, and was the 2014-2015 Chair for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) Board of Directors. He also is a member of the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program Advisory Committee to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Steudle is a past president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and chairs the Standing Committee on Highways. He was a 2014 member of the National Research Council for the National Academy of Science and the 2014 chair of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Executive Committee. He also chaired the second Strategic Highway Research Program Oversight Committee (SHRP 2) for TRB, and has served as a member of numerous NCHRP panels and committees on asset and performance management. 

Steudle is a graduate of Lawrence Technological University, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Engineering, serves on the College of Engineering Advisory Board. He was inducted into their hall of fame in 2012.

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