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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.
Mr. Andy Schaudt is a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Truck and Bus Safety (CTBS) at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI). Schaudt earned his B.S. in Psychology and his M.S. in Human Factors Psychology from the University of Idaho. He also earned his M.B.A. in Business Administration from Virginia Tech. Since joining VTTI in 2004, Schaudt has been involved in multiple transportation safety projects involving commercial motor vehicles, school buses, light vehicles, and motorcycles. These projects include the design, development and testing of safety technologies such as drowsy driver warning systems, indirect visibility systems, systems for reducing illegal passing of school buses, enhanced rear signals for reducing rear-end collisions, and connected vehicle technology. Schaudt has been a Principal Investigator (PI), Co-PI and/or Project Manager on over $5.95 million of contracted transportation research... 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