Opening Plenary


Visible to the public The Promise and Challenges of Transportation Cyber-Physical Systems

Raj Rajkumar (Workshop Chair) is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a courtesy appointment in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon. In addition, he serves as Director, Real-Time and Multimedia Systems Lab; Co-Director, General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Information Technology Collaborative Research Lab and Co-Director, General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Autonomous Driving Collaborative Research Lab.


Visible to the public Cyber Physical Systems in Surface Transportation

David Kuehn is the Program Manager for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Exploratory Advanced Research Program. The Program Manager serves as the senior advisor to agency leadership on the communication and coordination of exploratory advanced research activities and fosters partnerships with other Federal agencies, national scientific societies and organizations, and the academic community in support of the Program. The program focuses on longer term and higher risk research with the potential for transformational improvements to the transportation system.


Visible to the public Active Safety and Automated Driving

John Capp is Director of Active Safety Electronics within Global Vehicle Engineering at General Motors (GM), and is responsible for the planning, development, and execution of active safety and driver assistance systems. Capp is also the Innovation Lead for advanced safety technologies, which involves the strategic planning for developing and applying new safety technologies, as well as managing the portfolio of advanced work in the areas of crash avoidance, driver assistance, and connected vehicle safety.