The future holds many exciting challenges in the aviation field. During this talk, NASA's John Cavolowsky discussed near- and long-term aeronautical research themes, technical challenges, and expected outcomes looking to 2025 and beyond.
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October 15, 2015
In support of U.S. DOT's Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Volpe is hosting a cyber security summit featuring security and risk-based technical sessions given by industry experts. The event is open to staff from federal, tribal, and state agencies.
October 7, 2015
Automation in the field of transportation is everywhere. Have we as humans become an afterthought? What do the lessons of a good marriage between two people bring to our understanding of how best to marry user and machine? Donald L. Fisher, PhD, explored these questions as part of Volpe's newest thought leadership series, Reimagining Transportation.
September 30, 2015
Modernizing our airspace with NextGen is preparing us to handle higher traffic, cutting down on environmental impacts and taking advantage of improved technologies and procedures. NextGen Assistant Administrator Edward L. Bolton Jr. spoke at Volpe about related challenges and opportunities, including cybersecurity, commercial space, and unmanned aircraft.
September 18, 2015
Autonomous cars, hacked vehicles, drone deliveries; where are these developments taking us, and how quickly? Dr. Andrew McAfee talked about today's rapidly shifting technology landscape, and its implications. This series kick-off event featured a special video introduction by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and a welcome by Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Gregory Winfree.
June 9, 2015
Management guru Rosabeth Moss Kanter presented "Move: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead" as part of Volpe's Transportation and the Economy speaker series.
April 23, 2015
Engineer Alex Epstein highlighted side guards and other technologies that address the deadliest road crashes: those between large trucks and pedestrians or bicyclists.
April 21, 2015
Volpe team members working on emerging transportation issues gave a series of short talks about maritime security, nonmotorized transportation, planning for climate change, or advancing the flow of aviation traffic.
February 26, 2015
John B. Moavenzadeh, senior director of Mobility Industries and an officer of the World Economic Forum USA, presented "Navigating the Mobility Transformation" on February 26 as part of the lecture series Transportation and the Economy.