Transportation

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Visible to the public Security in Transportation Systems

Suhas N. Diggavi received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA. After completing his Ph.D., he was a Principal Member Technical Staff in the Information Sciences Center, AT&T Shannon Laboratories, Florham Park, NJ. After that he was on the faculty of the School of Computer and Communication Sciences, EPFL, where he directed the Laboratory for Information and Communication Systems (LICOS). He joined UCLA as Professor of Electrical Engineering in 2010.

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Visible to the public Transportation CPS Safety Challenges

Philip Koopman's background includes time as a submarine officer for the US Navy, a principal in a couple small startups, an embedded CPU architect for Harris Semiconductor, and an embedded system architect for United Technologies Research Center. At Carnegie Mellon, he worked in the broad areas of wearable computers, software robustness, embedded networking, dependable embedded computer systems, and autonomous vehicle safety.

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Visible to the public WInternet: From Net of Things to Internet of Things

Wei Zhao completed his undergraduate studies at Shaanxi Normal University, China, in 1977, and then received his MSc and PhD degrees in Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA in 1983 and 1986, respectively. In 2008, Professor Zhao was appointed as the 8th Rector for the University of Macau.

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Visible to the public CPS Challenges in NextGen Aviation

Hamsa Balakrishnan is an Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and of Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She received her Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University in April 2006. Dr. Balakrishnan received her B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Madras) in 2000 and an M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University in 2002.

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Visible to the public Cars, Drivers, and the Road

Ruzena Bajcsy ("buy chee") was appointed Director of CITRIS and professor of the EECS department at the University of California, Berkeley on November 1, 2001. Prior to coming to Berkeley, she was Assistant Director of the Computer Information Science and Engineering Directorate (CISE) between December 1, 1998 and September 1, 2001. As head of National Science Foundation's CISE directorate, Dr. Bajcsy managed a $500 million annual budget. She came to the NSF from the University of Pennsylvania where she was a professor of computer science and engineering since 1972.

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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.

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Visible to the public Research Position Vacancy Federal Highway Adminstration

Our nation can't dig its way out of congestion; it's just too expensive to pave extra lanes. Operations R&D is about using advanced technologies and taking a multi-modal transportation system view for making our existing roads work more efficiently. If you have a background in research related to telecommunications, radio-navigation, and/or Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), plus a strong desire to make a difference while growing your leadership potential, I urge you to apply for this job.

You will be working with extraordinarily talented people in a vib

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Visible to the public DOT meeting on the Connected Vehicle Research and Policy Program on September 24-26 in Arlington, VA

USDOT is hosting a meeting on the Connected Vehicle Research and Policy Program on September 24-26, 2013, at the Holiday Inn in Arlington, VA. The meeting will have focused discussions on the ITS JPO's connected vehicle safety program, including vehicle-to-vehicle communications, safety pilot, vehicle-to-infrastructure communications, human factors, and policy. There will also be a special session dedicated to the ITS Strategic Plan for 2015 to 2019. In addition, there will be a session on the developing U.S. DOT Multimodal Plan for Vehicle Automation.