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Sergi named Student of the Year

Michael Sergi, a research assistant at the ITS Institute’s Intelligent Vehicles Laboratory, has received the ITS Institute Outstanding Student of the Year Award for 2000.

Sergi was recognized for his work on developing the web-based laboratory used as a baseline for the ITS Interdisciplinary Laboratory and for helping students learn how to put the pieces of a complex system together. The laboratory, used in the mechanical engineering robotics course, required students to write and test their own software to automate the steering and guidance systems of a truck so that it could drive on a test road digitized in a geospatial database—i.e., a digital map.

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