Sarah Kaufman, Associate Director of the New York University (NYU) Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, spoke at the Volpe Center on September 19 about "An Inclusive Vision of Intelligent Transportation.”
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The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) recently updated a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the U.S. DOT Volpe Center. The updated MOU reinforces the important cross-departmental collaboration and long-standing partnership between federal agencies and the Volpe Center’s support to DOD’s mission across commands and offices.
Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, U.S. Transportation Command, will speak as part of Our New Mobility Future on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 12 p.m. (ET).
Regina Clewlow, PhD, co-founder and CEO of Populus, spoke at the Volpe Center on July 30 about micromobility, big data, and transportation innovations.
Bryan Mistele, Co-founder, President and CEO, INRIX, spoke as part of the Volpe Center’s 2019 speaker series Our New Mobility Future. INRIX is a leading provider of connected car services and mobility analytics worldwide.
Professor Brian Williams, MIT’s Bisplinghoff Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, recently spoke as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s Our New Mobility Future speaker series. His research concentrates on the creation of long-lived autonomous systems that are able to explore, command, and diagnose and repair themselves using fast, online reasoning. Referred to as model-based autonomy, Prof. Williams’ focus is on risk-aware systems whose actions operate within user-specified risk tolerances.
U.S. DOT is working to usher in a new era of transportation innovation and safety. “As we prepare for the future of new, emerging technologies...one of the top Department priorities is to make sure we address public concerns about safety, security, and privacy, without hampering innovation,” said Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology at U.S. DOT.