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Innovation - Transport - 28.11.2022
Imperial aerodynamics expert briefs MPs on future vehicle design
Imperial aerodynamics expert briefs MPs on future vehicle design
Dr Georgios Rigas attended Evidence Week 2022 and briefed MPs on how Imperial's aerodynamics research will improve future road and air vehicle designs Dr Georgios Rigas , Senior Lecturer in the Depar

Transport - Innovation - 25.11.2022
Cyclists are the solution, not the problem
Cyclists are the solution, not the problem
Researcher Matthew Bruno wants even more Dutch people on bikes. Cycling is healthy, emits no CO2 and reduces congestion on the road.

Transport - Computer Science - 22.11.2022
Massive traffic experiment pits machine learning against ’phantom’ jams
Many traffic jams are caused by human behavior: a slight tap on the brakes can ripple through a line of cars, triggering a slowdown - or complete gridlock - for no apparent reason.

Transport - 15.11.2022
Cyber vulnerability in networks used by spacecraft, aircraft and energy generation systems
A new attack discovered by the University of Michigan and NASA exploits a trusted network technology to create unexpected and potentially catastrophic behavior Study: PCspooF: Compromising the Safety of Time-Triggered Ethernet (DOI: 10.1109/SP46215. A major vulnerability in a networking technology widely used in critical infrastructures such as spacecraft, aircraft, energy generation systems and industrial control systems was exposed by researchers at the University of Michigan and NASA.

Environment - Transport - 14.11.2022
Taking Freight Trucks Electric Would Have Big Economic and Environmental Benefits for India
Diesel-fueled freight trucks play an outsized role in producing India's total greenhouse gas and air pollution emissions. While the country has promoted policies to transition to electric vehicles for public transportation buses and cars, batteries that can power such large trucks have been too heavy and expensive to make their electrification possible.

Environment - Transport - 26.10.2022
'There's no legally mandated exit from fossil fuels...'
’There’s no legally mandated exit from fossil fuels...’
Interview with Prof. Jakob Burger, head of the Professorship for Chemical Process Engineering "There's no legally mandated exit from fossil fuels...

Transport - Innovation - 20.10.2022
Plans to triple charging speeds for electric trucks
Plans to triple charging speeds for electric trucks
NEFTON consortium working on test bench A science and industry consortium is working on a testing station to achieve significantly higher charging rates than have been possible in the past.

Transport - 14.10.2022
Scarborough could have one of the world's best off-road trail systems, researchers say
Scarborough could have one of the world’s best off-road trail systems, researchers say
Every corner of Scarborough could be reached by foot or bike by connecting the many fragmented trails throughout Toronto's east end - creating potentially the most comprehensive network of off-road paths in the world.

Transport - Innovation - 13.10.2022

Transport - Innovation - 10.10.2022
A simulation modelling an entire city state
A simulation modelling an entire city state
How TUMCREATE takes scientific knowledge from the lab to the real world in Singapore Researchers at the TUMCREATE research platform on the Singapore campus of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed CityMoS - City Mobility Simulator.

Transport - Architecture - 04.10.2022

Environment - Transport - 15.09.2022

Computer Science - Transport - 13.09.2022
$5M to enable remote, next-generation autonomous vehicle testing at Mcity
'Mcity 2.0' will give researchers, many without testing resources, remote access to the Mcity Test Facility-creating a more equitable playing field in mobility Mcity , which operates the world

Transport - Research Management - 08.09.2022

Transport - Innovation - 16.08.2022
CMU Joins Transportation Officials at Launch of New Autonomous Vehicle Testing, Safety and Training Facility
Representatives from Carnegie Mellon University joined officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, the Regional Industrial Development Co

Innovation - Transport - 09.08.2022
Each Amber should soon replace twenty private cars
Each Amber should soon replace twenty private cars
Amber's service for business aims to move away from the situation where each employee has one car. Recently, car sharing company Amber, founded by three TU/e students, and MyWheels merged.

Transport - Computer Science - 02.08.2022
Making Intelligent Traffic
Making Intelligent Traffic
Summer Series - Bachelor's project (5). Delivering sustainability in traffic is no easy feat. Could software that globally coordinates cars to avoid traffic jams and congestion be the answer? In 2019 drivers in Rome lost an average of 166 hours to traffic jams and congestion.

Transport - Environment - 25.07.2022

Transport - Innovation - 22.07.2022
Team Designs the Airports of Tomorrow
A team from Carnegie Mellon University won NASA's Gateways to Blue Skies: Airports of Tomorrow competition with their project, "Sustainability and Connected Autonomy: A New Era for Aviation.

Innovation - Transport - 22.07.2022
Bath spinout Volant Autonomy to lead tests of pilot-free flights in Jersey
Bath spinout Volant Autonomy to lead tests of pilot-free flights in Jersey
Volant Autonomy, set up by colleagues from Faculty of Engineering & Design, is to test autonomous drones in £3.7 million field study A University of Bath spinout company is set to lead a large-scale test that could lead the way to autonomous flights.

Transport - 14.07.2022
Team wins Formula Student competition
University of Glasgow team wins Formula Student competition A team of University of Glasgow students have taken first place in a major international competition to design, build and drive single-seater racing cars.

Environment - Transport - 05.07.2022
A report analyses the impact of MOTs on road safety and the environment
This Monday, the Duque de Santomauro Automobile Vehicle Safety Institute (IVSA, in its Spanish acronym) of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) presented the results of the study on the "Contr

Transport - Materials Science - 22.06.2022
Getting into the air
Getting into the air
Eight ETH students are working on battery and hydrogen versions of an electric aircraft as part of the e-Sling focus project.

Transport - Architecture - 07.06.2022

Mechanical Engineering - Transport - 07.06.2022

Innovation - Transport - 03.06.2022
New Research Offers Recommendations for Integrating Autonomous Driving Tech Into Public Transportation
Autonomous vehicle technology likely won't replace the workers behind the wheels of buses, vans and other vehicles shuttling people around cities and towns anytime soon, but mass transit authorities

Transport - 02.06.2022
The e-bikes are all right
The e-bikes are all right
Science, Health & Technology Lou Corpuz-Bosshart Metro Vancouver can safely integrate most new electric-powered mobility devices, study finds Love them or hate them, new mobility devices like e-bikes are here to stay.

Transport - Environment - 27.05.2022
Synfuels: A solution for historic vehicles?
Synfuels: A solution for historic vehicles?
Synthetic fuels can make a contribution to achieving climate targets. But can they be used in conventional combustion engines without any problems? This question is being investigated by Empa in collaboration with the Swiss car importer AMAG.

Transport - Innovation - 20.05.2022
More efficient aircraft maintenance through AI
Back to (previous) overview TU Delft's latest news Maintaining aircraft fleets smarter and more efficiently using AI?

Transport - 11.05.2022
Mass train cancellations may be prevented by abandoning central control
Mass train cancellations may be prevented by abandoning central control
PhD candidate Rolf van Lieshout of Erasmus School of Economics conducted research into a 'self-organized railway system' that can be relied upon when mass train cancellations are imminent.

Transport - Innovation - 11.05.2022
UK public want self-driving cars to be labelled
UK public want self-driving cars to be labelled
Nearly nine out of 10 (86%) people in the UK want self-driving vehicles to be labelled so they can be clearly distinguished from human-driven vehicles, according to a major new survey led by UCL researchers. The research team surveyed 4,860 members of the British public in late 2021 about their attitudes to self-driving vehicles.

Transport - Economics / Business - 05.04.2022
Thinking public transport, electric cars and the roads we drive on
Thinking public transport, electric cars and the roads we drive on
At the intersection where politics, individual egos and the public good collide, you'll find the University's Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies.

Materials Science - Transport - 31.03.2022
Environmentally safe, frost-resistant coatings
Environmentally safe, frost-resistant coatings
Airports are busy, especially during the winter. As passengers wait to board, delays get longer when airplanes need to be dowsed with thousands of gallons of deicing fluids that help them fight the frigid winter.

Materials Science - Transport - 31.03.2022
Electric car batteries could soon get a second lease on life
Electric car batteries could soon get a second lease on life
EPFL has joined six other Swiss research institutions in CircuBAT, an initiative selected for the first Innosuisse Flagship program, in order to develop a circular business model for lithium-ion batteries.

Transport - Environment - 15.03.2022
New U-M study assesses the impact of automation on long-haul trucking
As automated truck technology continues to be developed in the United States, there are still many questions about how the technology will be deployed and what its potential impacts will be on the long-haul trucking market. A new study by researchers at the University of Michigan and Carnegie Mellon University assessed how and where automation might replace operator hours in long-haul trucking.

Transport - 14.03.2022
Speed limit 30 - less noise?
Speed limit 30 - less noise?
Kurt Heutschi, a senior scientist in Empa's Acoustics / Noise Control lab, explains what noise does and why we perceive sound so differently.

Economics / Business - Transport - 10.03.2022
Scents and sensibility - how tourism may benefit from targeted use of scents to influence customers
Scents and sensibility - how tourism may benefit from targeted use of scents to influence customers
Selective use of scents could encourage healthier eating or improve consumers- airline flight experiences The use of scents to generate a feel-good atmosphere is well established at tourist resorts, hotels and shops (and by cunning house sellers with the infamous baking bread and fresh coffee trick) but research shows the pandemic-hit industry would benefit from exploring a more targeted approach to scents to influence their customers and passengers.

Earth Sciences - Transport - 08.02.2022
Earthquake early warning system could save lives in southern Europe
Earthquake early warning system could save lives in southern Europe
A public earthquake early warning system in Greece and Italy could give people vital seconds' notice of a major earthquake, according to a new study led by UCL researchers.

Transport - Environment - 03.02.2022
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