Adaptation of Weigh-In-Motion (WIM) Standards for Autonomous Enforcement on the BQE Smart Urban Roadway Testbed

Adaptation of Weigh-In-Motion (WIM) Standards for Autonomous Enforcement on the BQE Smart Urban Roadway Testbed This webinar presents the latest research progress on the C2SMART Urban Roadway Testbed. C2SMART/RIME team has been collaborating with NYCDOT and Kistler Instrument Corporation (KIC) to establish a new smart roadway testbed along the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) corridor. The BQE…

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Autonomous Driving and Energy-Efficient Traffic Smoothing

Autonomous Driving and Energy-Efficient Traffic Smoothing Professor Benedetto Piccoli presents some revised recent results on wave dissipation via autonomous vehicles and assisted driving. Simulation and experimental successes paved the road to target large-scale impact. Then, a highway level project is discussed together with the many existing challenges. Finally, a math perspective of the tools available…

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Edge Computing for Safer and Smarter Transportation Applications

Edge Computing for Safer and Smarter Transportation Applications Sensors are essential for the intelligence needed by smart cities, particularly smart transportation applications, and have been increasingly deployed over the past decade. Although these sensors are capable of collecting a substantial amount of data, the bandwidth and cost constraints of the communication network may not allow…

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Public Traffic Cams and Computer Vision to Analyze Social Distancing Trends

Public Traffic Cams and Computer Vision to Analyze Social Distancing Trends To investigate crowd density and the effectiveness of social distancing strategies, C2SMART researchers introduced a low-cost, AI-driven big data acquisition framework leveraging hundreds of public traffic cameras along with a deep learning-based video processing method. Object detection and distance approximation between pedestrian pairs were…

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C2SMART Hosts TransportationCamp 2020

TransportationCamp 2020 TransportationCamp NYC 2020 returned to C2SMART and NYU Tandon to foster open conversations on mobility and collaborate to address the radical changes experienced by transportation globally. Transportation Camp is an unconference–unlike a traditional conference, the specific session topics were determined by participants, which provided each attendee an opportunity to lead and shape the…

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New Degradation Models Based on Pre-Cracked Bridge Deck Rebars to Better Address Infrastructure Corrosion

New Degradation Models Based on Pre-Cracked Bridge Deck Rebars to Better Address Infrastructure Corrosion In this webinar, Professor David W. Coit presents a new reliability model based on a two-stage gamma process model, developed for steel rebar corrosion under accelerated conditions. Deterioration of concrete structures is a major concern and corrosion of steel reinforcement is…

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C2SMART Announces Student Entrepreneurial Grant Competition

C2SMART Announces Student Entrepreneurial Grant Competition At its roots, engineering is about the invention, design, and development of new products that improve society. To foster this activity among our students, C2SMART is launching an entrepreneurship program in which grants to improve our transportation systems and mobility for all by way of entrepreneurial activity. Up to…

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