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Sunday, March 15 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Connected Vehicles: Challenges and Possibilities

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Connected cars will transform our lives, influencing everything from the routes we take to work to how we find the closest “rock star” parking spot.
Connected technologies allow cars to talk to each other, as well as talk to the surrounding transportation infrastructure (traffic lights, satellites, sensors, etc.) using wireless technology. By providing real-time traffic, transit and parking data, these technologies open up opportunities to reduce traffic, accidents and pollution. At the same time, the new connectivity also brings to light new privacy and security issues that include the potential for car hackers.
National transportation and technology experts from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin will break down the technologies, challenges and benefits of the connected car.
Presented by The University of Texas

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Chandra Bhat

Dir, Center for Transportation Research, The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Chandra Bhat is a Professor of Civil Engineering and is recognized internationally and nationally as a leading expert and pioneer in the area of transportation planning. He is the most cited researcher in the transportation field today, based on those registered with the Google... Read More →
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Robert Heath

Cullen Trust Endowed Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Texas at Austin
Robert W. Heath Jr. received the Ph.D. from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 2002, all in electrical engineering. From 1998 to 2001, he was a Senior Member of the Technical Staff then a Senior Consultant at Iospan Wireless Inc, San Jose, CA where he worked on the design and implementation... Read More →
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Todd Humphreys

Dir UT Radionavigation Laboratory, The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Todd Humphreys is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin, and Director of the Radionavigation Laboratory at UT-Austin, which specializes in developing theory and technologies for secure... Read More →
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Michael Walton

Ernest H Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. C. Michael Walton is Professor of Civil Engineering and holds the Ernest H. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering at The University of Texas Austin. Dr. Walton researches intelligent transportation systems and intermodal freight logistics in addition to transportation systems... Read More →


Sunday March 15, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Radisson Town Lake Riverside Ballroom 111 E Cesar Chavez

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