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The mission statement of the Connected Vehicle/Infrastructure University Transportation Center (CVI-UTC) is to conduct research that will advance surface transportation through the application of innovative research and using connected-vehicle and infrastructure technologies to improve safety, state of good repair, economic competitiveness, livable communities, and environmental sustainability.
Shane McLaughlin is the Motorcycle Safety Research Group Leader. Shane has been involved in vehicle design and driving safety research for over 15 years. He is the PI on two naturalistic motorcycle studies. His areas of emphasis include motorcycles, driver support systems, vehicle kinematics, and large scale data mining. Prior to coming to VTTI, Shane worked for Ford Motor Company on vehicle programs and advanced system interfaces. He received his PhD in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2007. Read More
White House to honor VTTI's Tom Dingus as 'Champion of Change'
Thomas Dingus, director of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, will be honored May 8 by the White House as a Champion of Change, a group of Americans seen as making positive change. This year's theme is Transportation Technology Solutions for the 21st century... Read More