Over the course of May 15-18th, NYU Tandon hosted KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology) for the first KN-C³ Workshop. KAIST faculty and students traveled from Korea for

Tandon’s Research Excellence Exhibit

C2SMART students contributed to NYU Tandon’s Research Excellence Exhibit, held on Friday, April 28, 2023. This annual event illustrates the scope of advancements in research across the fields of engineering research and

NYC Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment

The New York City Connected Vehicle Pilot Program (NYC CVPD), led by the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), will use vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) DSRC communications to improve safety through the reduction of vehicle and pedestrian crashes, injuries, and fatalities.

Modeling Amazon HQ2

When Amazon announced that it was considering Long Island City, NY as a location for its second headquarters, it drew notable media attention, much of it centered around speculation of the impact that the ‘HQ2’, as seen in the figure below, would have on its local community. The addition of a major business hub could affect, or even disrupt, the functioning of systems, from food sales to the various layers of the transportation network.

Bingqing Liu and the Transportation Revolution

“Transportation,” says Bingqing Liu, “can be revolutionary.” For Liu, the rapidly changing nature of transportation systems is its biggest draw — as early as high school, she was fascinated by how quickly transportation technology was evolving.

Ding Wang on Curiosity in Research

Curiosity got the better of Ding Wang. She first became interested in transportation as an undergraduate, but it wasn’t necessarily the nuts and bolts that first captured her interest – it was people.

Semiha Ergan on Engineering’s Role in Everyday Life

Dr. Semiha Ergan first fell in love with civil engineering as sixth rader in the Republic of Turkey, on a field trip to see Anitkabir, the mausoleum of the country’s the first president and founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The tomb, an imposing structure seated at the end of a long walkway, hypnotized her.

The Pink Tax on Mobility: Opportunities for Innovation

The Pink Tax is a form of gender-based price discrimination concerning the upcharge women pay for specific products or services. This white paper is based on the conviction that innovations to increase personal safety and improve accessibility for caregivers will provide greater access to education and jobs, deliver health benefits from more active transportation, and support women’s confidence and well-being in trip planning—while greatly reducing carbon emissions.

C2SMART-NYCDOT Connected Vehicle Research Breaks New Ground To Improve Mobility and Ensure Accessibility For Pedestrians with Vision Disabilities in NYC

As part of USDOT’s Connected Vehicle Project, C2SMART researchers at New York University – in collaboration with NYCDOT and industry partners JHK and Harman – recruited volunteer participants with vision disabilities via local and national organizations to help conduct field tests of a phone application, PED-SIG, which could improve mobility of pedestrians with vision disabilities to navigate safely and independently through New York City.