Friday Transportation Seminar: How Sustainable Are Drone (UAV) Deliveries?

Event Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm PDT
Location: 
Karl Miller Center at PSU, 631 SW Harrison St., Room 465
Speaker(s): 
Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University
Cost: 
Free
Credit: 
PDH: 1 | AICP: 1

Friday Transportation Seminars at Portland State University have been a tradition since 2000. With over 450 seminars presented and recorded (access the archive of seminars here), we host both visiting and local scholars to share the latest in research, technology, and implementation in transportation.

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OVERVIEW

Private companies and public officials are seeking sustainable and cost effective ways to green supply chains and freight deliveries. There is enthusiasm regarding the potential benefits that innovative technologies such as drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can generate. This presentation discusses key issues and insights that arise from modeling the logistical, and environmental performance of UAVs.

THE SPEAKER

Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University

Miguel is a Professor of civil and environmental engineering, director of the Transportation Technology and People (TTP) research lab, widely cited scholar and member of the Transportation Research Board Network Modeling Committee and Transportation and Logistics Committee. His research investigates things like the Impact of Advanced Technologies on Livability and Multimodal Transportation Performance Measures in Arterial Corridors, Exploiting New Data Sources to Quantify Arterial Congestion and Performance Measures at a Regional Scale, and more.

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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