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Transportation experts dig into congestion, connectivity, conflicts

Jan. 22, 2018—Autonomous vehicles are coming. That much is clear. Far less clear “is when, at what rate, and through what evolution path,” said Hani S. Mahmassani, the William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation at Northwestern University. Mahmassani, also director of the Northwestern University Transportation, was among three keynote speakers who joined experts from Vanderbilt, the...

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New CE professor tapped for Gilbreth Lecture, named a top IoT innovator

Jan. 8, 2018—One of the School of Engineering’s newest faculty members starts the year with two additional honors for his work in transportation and traffic control issues. Daniel Work, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named among 2018 Pioneers by Connected World. The list of 10 Innovators of IoT (Internet of Things) under...

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Sztipanovits co-leads international effort to build social values into the Internet of Things

Oct. 11, 2017—The proliferation of smart devices has jump-started another profound technological transformation and created an opportunity to better marry these cyber physical systems with societal norms to minimize social disruption. That’s the idea behind an ambitious new international, interdisciplinary project to develop and test the concept of incorporating social norms, policies and values into the basic...

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Vanderbilt engineers drive Teslas, take lessons for futuristic transportation infrastructure

Feb. 8, 2016—A chance meeting between a Vanderbilt University civil engineering professor and a Tesla product specialist resulted in students getting a closer look at the futuristic cars in early February. Lori Troxel, an associate professor of the practice, said she’d been trying to line up a visitor from Tesla when she met Tyler Dean, who works...

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