In the News Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Researchers teach autonomous cars to predict pedestrian movement

Matthew Johnson-Roberson, an associate professor of NAME, explains how new neural network for driverless vehicles can predict pedestrian behavior.

New Electronics Thursday, February 14, 2019

Teach driverless vehicles to predict pedestrian movement

New Electronics reports on how new Michigan Engineering research can help self-driving cars evaluate pedestrian movements and predict the unexpected.

Economic Times Thursday, February 14, 2019

Self-driving cars get smarter: They can recognize and predict pedestrian movements

ME assistant professor Ram Vasudevan explains how new research will help self-driving cars predict pedestrian movement.

Popular Science Wednesday, February 13, 2019

How self-driving cars can predict the way pedestrians move

NAME associate professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson explains how artificial intelligence can help self-driving cars to make decisions when pedestrians act cluelessly.

WDIV Wednesday, February 13, 2019

U-M researchers are teaching driverless cars to detect pedestrian movement

New driverless vehicle tech will help cars detect pedestrian movement that often spurs in-the-moment decisions for vehicles.

Wired Monday, October 29, 2018

Why People Keep Rear-Ending Self-Driving Cars

NAME Associate Professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson weighs in on the implications of autonomous vehicles driving on public roads.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

ABS Endowed University Chair Series: Dr. Armin W. Troesch

The ABS Endowed University Chair Series was created to highlight ABS’ various university partnerships. Through these partnerships, the ABS Endowed University Chairs conduct research in areas that are vital to the maritime industry.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

August Sturm named to Inter-Collegiate All-American Sailing Team

The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has named August Sturm (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of Michigan) to its 2017-18 All-Academic Sailing Team. The All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling at the highest academic level for the 2017-18 academic year.

San Francisco Chronicle Thursday, August 30, 2018

SkyRyse makes helicopters smarter to ease pilots’ work

Mark Groden, NAME alum and founder & CEO of SkyRyse is providing technology for helicopters that is a precursor to future autonomous flying aircrafts. It has a contract with the city of Tracy to handle medical emergencies starting next year.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

UM Alums win 2018 Detroit Cup

Local-based Ryan Seago and his crew of Chris Cyr and Matt Graham (UM alumni) won the 11th edition of the Detroit Cup, dominating the Grade 2 international event over a field of ten teams from the USA, Australia and New Zealand.