Friday Transportation Seminar: Connected Vehicles Technology Platform

Event Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm PST
Location: 
Karl Miller Center at PSU, 615 SW Harrison St., Room 465
Speaker(s): 
Larry Head, University of Arizona
Cost: 
Free
Credit: 
PDH: 1 | AICP: 1

EVENT OVERVIEW

The long-term vision and promise of connected vehicles is to use communication between vehicles, and between vehicles and infrastructure, to improve the safety and efficiency of our transportation network.

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SPEAKER

Larry Head, University of Arizona

Larry Head is the Interim Dean of the College of Engineering and a Professor of Systems and Industrial Engineering at the University of Arizona. He has over 25 years of systems engineering experience related to adaptive traffic signal control, signal priority, and connected and automated vehicle systems. He serves on the Arizona Governor’s Task Force for Self -Driving Vehicles, is a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Freeway Operations Committee and Intelligent Transportation Systems Committees, and a member of the SAE DSRC Technical Committee. He is an Associate Editor of Transportation Research – Part C. He is a member of TRB, SAE, INFORMS, IISE, and IEEE.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This 60-minute seminar is eligible for 1 hour of professional development credit for AICP (see our provider summary). We provide an electronic attendance certificate for other types of certification maintenance.

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Larry Head is a visiting scholar, brought to Portland State University with support from the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC). The NITC program is a Portland State-led partnership with the University of Oregon, Oregon Institute of Technology, University of Utah and new partners University of Arizona and University of Texas at Arlington. We pursue our theme — improving mobility of people and goods to build strong communities — through research, education and technology transfer.