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09/01/2021

A webinar of Scenario Generation Toolbox for Accelerating AV Development and Validation at the American Center for Mobility (ACM) was hosted by ACM.

Learn about the SAFE Test, implemented at the American Center for Mobility (ACM)

04/12/2021

The Center for Connected and Automated Transportation hosted the 4th Global Symposium online.

02/25/2021

Congratulations! Dr. Ed Huang won the best paper award (Runner-up) for the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) 2021, "Impact Evaluation of Falsified Data Attacks on Connected Vehicle Based Traffic Signal Control Systems."

02/02/2021

A research paper from CCAT Director, Prof. Henry Liu, has been published and chosen as a featured article in the scientific journal, Nature Communications. It proposes a naturalistic and adversarial driving environment (NADE) that will drastically improve the efficiency of autonomous vehicle testing and evaluation.

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01/04/2021

Congratulations! Dr. Yan Zhao won the Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA) Best Dissertation Award 2019-2020 in the area of Technology and Science for his Ph.D. dissertation titled Traffic State Estimation Using Probe Vehicle Data.

01/19/2021 The Virtual Annual Reception Hosted by UMTRI/CCAT at TBB2021 Annual Meeting

This year's event went virtual and was kicked off with remarks from Dr. Jim Sayer and Prof. Henry Liu.

Seven papers from MTL were presented at the 2021 TRB Annual Meeting. The full list of the paper can be viewed here.

12/31/2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $9.95 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the University of Michigan for the Smart Intersections: Paving the Way for a National CAV Deployment Project. Prof. Henry Liu is the PI for this project.

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12/28/2020

Professor Henry Liu gave a keynote lecture presentation titled "Testing Autonomous Vehicles in a Naturalistic and Adversarial Environment" at the Purdue Next-Generation Transportation System (NGTS) 2020 conference.

11/25/2020

MTL celebrated Thanksgiving 2020 online!

08/08/2020

Congratulations! Dr. Yiheng Feng joined Purdue University as an assistant professor.

08/03/2020

Congratulations! Ed Huang successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis: Cyber Security of Traffic Signal Control Systems with Connected Vehicles.

04/14/2020

The Center for Connected and Automated Transportation hosted the 3rd Global Symposium. It was also the first time it moved online. Our world-class speakers covered topics such as the 5.9 GHz spectrum reallocation, cyber-security in connected and automated vehicles, necessary infrastructure changes, etc. Please check CCAT's YouTube channel for much more!

01/12/2020

Along with UMTRI and CEE, CCAT hosted a reception to kick-off the Transportation Research Board’s 99th Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. 15 papers were presented by Michigan Traffic Lab.

01/09/2020

Congratulations! Yan Zhao successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis: Traffic State Estimation Using Probe Vehicle Data.


12/12/2019

Our Augmented Reality Environment for Mcity was posted on engineering.com: Augmented Reality Is Used to Improve Autonomous Vehicle Testing.

11/22/2019

Our paper titled "Self-Driving Cars Learn About Road Hazards Through Augmented Reality" written by Yiheng Feng and Henry X. Liu was published on IEEE SPECTRUM.

07/25/2019

Congratulations! CEE student team (Yan Zhao. Xiaotong Sun and Alex Sundt) from the Michigan Transportation Student Organization (MiTSO) has won 1st Place in the USDOT-National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) 2nd Annual Transportation Technology Tournament.

06/19/2019

The digital Corktown microscopic simulation model we developed with Ford is now displaying on transportation modelling interactive table at Information Center of Corktown.

02/26/2019

2019 Global Symposium on Connected and Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure sponsored by the U.S. Depart of Transportation’s Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT) at the University of Michigan.

01/14/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Weili Sun and Xintao Yan on winning the Exceptional Paper Award in Research for paper "Signal Timing Parameters Estimation for Intersections Using Floating Car Data" at 2019 TRB.

11/06/2018

Congratulations! Dr. Wai Wong on the paper (Wong, W., Wong, S.C. & Liu, H. (2018) Bootstrap standard error estimations of nonlinear transport models based on linearly projected data. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 15(2), 602-630. https://doi.org/10.1080/23249935.2018.1519647) awarded the HKSTS Outstanding Dissertation Paper Award and the Gordon Newell Memorial Prize.

11/27/2018

CNBC Interviewed with Professor Henry Liu, VP & Chief Scientist on Smart Transportation, Didi Chuxing Technology Co..

11/19/2018

A white Paper that Professor Henry Liu and Dr. Yiheng Feng outlined the unique augmented reality technology used to test connected and automated vehicles at Mcity was published in today's University Record.

03/24/2018

2018 Global Symposium for Connected and Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure sponsored by the U.S. Depart of Transportation’s Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT) at the University of Michigan.

01/26/2017

CEE Faculty partnered with DiDi Chuxing for transportation research.

11/08/2016

Congratulations! Jianfeng Zheng defended his Ph.D. thesis: Data-Driven Applications for Connected Vehicle Based Traffic Signal Systems

He became the first Ph.D. graduate from Michigan's newly established Next Generation Transportation System (NGTS) program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

10/24/2016

Didi CTO Bo Zhang visited us.

04/27/2016

Professor Carlos Daganzo from UC Berkeley visited us.

04/07/2016

Congratulations! Dr. Sharon Di joined Columbia University as an assistant professor.