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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
North America’s First LNG Bunker Barge Delivered
The first LNG bunker barge built in North America (with the help of NAME graduates) has been delivered by Conrad Industries to TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico.