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Advanced Transportation Technologies Seminar Series — Fall 2009

This seminar series provides updates on research projects in the ITS Institute's core science and technology areas—human factors, intelligent vehicles, traffic modeling and management, sensing, communications, and controls. Research projects cover a wide range of disciplines such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, human factors, computer science and engineering, and civil engineering.

2009 Fall Seminars

September 10

The Implications of Current and Emerging Privacy Law for ITS

Frank Douma, Assistant Program Director, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

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September 24

Effects of Alcohol on Motorcycle Riding Skills

Janet Creaser, Research Fellow, HumanFIRST

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October 8

Relieving Congestion and Saving Energy by Cooperative Intelligent Transportation Systems

Steve Shladover, Research Engineer, California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways (PATH)

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October 22

Ramp Metering for Postponing Freeway Breakdown

Lily Elefteriadou, Professor and Director, Transportation Research Center, University of Florida

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November 5

Should I Drive or Should I Talk?

Ensar Becic, Research Associate, HumanFIRST Program, University of Minnesota

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November 19

Non-Intrusive Detection of Driver Drowsiness

Xun Yu, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth

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December 3

Battery-Less, Wireless Traffic Sensors

Rajesh Rajamani, Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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