2018 Events

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Dr. Yorgos Stephanedes

C-ITS, Last-Mile Delivery and Risk Management in Smart Cities

FMRI & FAU ITE Student Chapter Lecture Series
December 12, 2018, 12pm
FAU Boca Raton Campus, EE Bldg. 96, Rm. 405

Guest speaker Yorgos Stephanedes, Ph.D., P.E., ITS Program Director, Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Greece will discuss his current work on the behavior of vehicles in incident-prone conditions in Smart Cities, and estimation of 3-d incident precursor and risk vectors of autonomous transport in a Smart Campus.


Drones for Emergency Delivery

Locating Platforms and Scheduling a Fleet of Drones for Emergency Delivery of Perishable Items

FMRI & FAU ITE Student Chapter Lecture Series
November 16, 2018, 11am
FAU Boca Raton Campus, EE Bldg. 96, Rm. 303

Guest speaker Pitu Mirchandani, Ph.D., Professor at the School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University will discuss his studies in Dynamic Stochastic Networks, with interests in models and systems for making strategic, tactical, and operational decisions in stochastic networked environments, with applications typically related to transportation and logistics.


Dr. Priyanka Alluri

Drafting, Designing, and Deploying Wrong-Way Driving Initiative in Florida

FMRI & FAU ITE Student Chapter Lecture Series

October 17, 2018

Guest speaker Priyanka Alluri, Ph.D., P.E., Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Florida International University will discuss how wrong-way drivers pose a serious risk to the safety of themselves and other motorists, and FDOT's strategies to address the issue.

Anastasios Charisis

Containership Routing Scheduling and CPLEX

FMRI & FAU ITE Student Chapter Lecture Series
September 13, 2018

Speaker Anastasios Charisis, graduate research assistant, FAU Freight Mobility Research Institute, presented his research.


2018 CUTC Summer Meeting

Hosted by the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC), the Center for Transportation Studies (CTS) at the University of Minnesota

June 4-6, 2018, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The three-day event will focus on guest speakers sharing user-centered transportation safety systems, with research that addresses both traffic safety systems and high-risk road users.

Urban Mobility

Automation in Transportation

Hosted by FAU FMRI and the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions
April 16, 2018

Guest speakers will address what the advent of automated and connected vehicles means for the future of urban mobility. Topics will address passenger and freight systems, planning, policy, and business implications for the transportation industry.

Eric Lindstrom and Nathalie Rodriguez from Kittelson & Associates

Self-Driving Books – How Our Standard Practices Will Change in the Age of Connected Vehicles

FMRI & FAU ITE Student Chapter Lecture Series
February 21, 2018

Guest speakers Eric Lindstrom, P.E., and Nathalie Rodriguez from Kittelson & Associates will discuss how the design of our transportation infrastructure is guided by standards, guidebooks, and best practices based on vehicles operated by human drivers, and whether these guidelines are applicable to vehicles that are controlled by electronics and sensor-based systems.

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