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Prof. Steven Shladover

SDT Expert
  • Research Engineer and Pioneer in Autonomous Transportation
Consulting focus
  • Advanced Transportation Systems
  • Advanced Vehicle Control and Safety Systems
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
Professional background
  • 45+ years of expertise in transportation systems planning and analysis, vehicle dynamics and control, large-scale systems, and economics
  • S.B., S.M., Sc.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Massachussetts Institute of Technology
  • Won Charles Stark Draper Innovative Practice Award and Control Engineering Practice Award for contribution to intelligent vehicle and highway systems
Relevant Project Experience
  • As principal investigator in Connected and Automated Vehicle Research, led research to identify energy saving potential of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) systems
  • As principal investigator in Connected and Automated Vehicle Research Roadmap for AASHTO, defined a wide range of research topics to decide future funding projects
  • Providing technical advices to the California DMV for the regulations that govern the testing and public operation of automated road vehicles that do not require continuous monitoring by the driver
  • Developed modeling and simulation tools to assess realistic traffic impacts of adaptive cruise control (ACC) and cooperative adaptive cruise control (CACC)
  • Developed user requirements and concept of operations for a cooperative adaptive cruise control system for heavy trucks
  • Led project to develop and evaluate three mobility enhancing applications of connected vehicle technology

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, October 15

9:00am +04