UTEP Expands Dual Master’s Degree Partnership with Czech Technical University

UTEP Expands Dual Master’s Degree Partnership with Czech Technical University The University of Texas at El Paso and Czech Technical University has expanded its partnership with Czech Technical University in Prague, launching a dual master’s program on smart cities. The new program builds on more than a decade of collaboration between the two universities on…

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C2SMART Senior Associate Director Presents at Mobility Summit

C2SMART Senior Associate Director Presents at Mobility Summit Shri Iyer, Senior Associate Director of C2SMART Center, presented NYU Tandon and partner institution research and center activity at the University Transportation Center (UTC) Mobility Summit in Washington, D.C. The summit brought together USDOT policymakers, UTC representatives, and private sector stakeholders to discuss mobility needs and real-world…

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Justin Schorr, Ambivalent Automation

Justin Schorr, collision reconstruction engineer at DJS Associates and adjunct professor of Civil Engineering at The George Washington University, presents a seminar entitled “Ambivalent Automation” as part of the C2SMART Distinguished Speaker Series. Abstract Recent crashes involving vehicles while they were operating in an automated mode have brought further confusion to the already cloudy landscape…

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Lina Al-Kanj, Approximate Dynamic Programming for Planning Driverless Fleets of Electric Vehicles

Seminar: Lina Al-Kanj, Princeton University Lina Al-Kanj, associate research scholar at the Operations Research and Financial Engineering Department at Princeton University, presents a seminar on “Approximate Dynamic Programming for Planning Driverless Fleets of Electric Vehicles” at the C2SMART Center.   Abstract Within a decade, almost every major auto company, along with fleet operators such as…

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Professor Joseph Chow Speaks at Future of Public Transport Workshop

Professor Joseph Chow Speaks at Future of Public Transport Workshop Professor Joseph Chow, deputy director of C2SMART, served as a keynote speaker at a workshop on the Future of Public Transport hosted by Erasmus University Rotterdam. Professor Chow’s keynote address was on “Privacy control strategies to support Mobility-as-a-service.” The workshop, held on April 9, addresses…

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Evangelos Simoudis, Exploring A New Value Chain For Fleet-Based On-Demand Mobility

Evangelos Simoudis Evangelos Simoudis is the founder and managing director of Synapse Partners, a firm that invests in early-stage companies developing applications that combine artificial intelligence with big data. His seminar, part of the C2SMART Distinguished Speaker Series, will be on the topic of “Exploring A New Value Chain For Fleet-Based On-Demand Mobility.” Abstract The work…

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Giancarlo Fortino, Agents Meet the IoT: Towards Cognitive and Interoperable Ecosystems of Networked Smart Objects

Giancarlo Fortino Giancarlo Fortino, professor of computer engineering in the Department of Informatics, Modeling, Electronics and Systems at the University of Calabria, presents a seminar as part of the C2SMART Distinguished Speaker Series. The seminar is titled “Agents meet the IoT: Towards Cognitive and Interoperable Ecosystems of Networked Smart Objects.” Abstract The future Internet of…

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