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Risk Modeling for Small UAS in Controlled Airspace Around Airports

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September 7, 2017

Tom Sheridan, PhD, and Jason Lu will discuss how the U.S. DOT Volpe Center is working with FAA to develop a collision risk model for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in key terminal airspace where business and commercial users also enter the airspace. This work will inform...

Transforming Transportation Kicks Off September 15

Poster for the Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System

September 15, 2017

The U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s upcoming speaker series—The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System—will explore challenges and opportunities affecting the advancement of transportation systems. U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey A. Rosen will kick off...

Harvard’s Jeffrey Schnapp to Speak as Part of Transforming Transportation Series

Poster for the Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System

September 21, 2017

Jeffrey Schnapp, co-director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and founder/director of metaLAB (at) Harvard, will speak as part of Volpe's newest speaker series, The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.

Transforming Transportation Continues with Penn State’s Amy Pritchett

Poster for the series "The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System"

October 17, 2017

Amy Pritchett, professor and head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, will speak as part of Volpe's newest speaker series, The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.

Welcoming Harry Lightsey for Transforming Transportation

Poster for the Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System

October 26, 2017

Harry M. Lightsey III, executive director of Emerging Technologies Policy in the Global Public Policy organization at General Motors, will speak as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center's thought leadership series The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.

Aviation Innovator Carl Dietrich to Join Transforming Transportation

Poster for the Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System

November 28, 2017

Carl C. Dietrich, PhD, the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Terrafugia, will speak as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center's speaker series The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.
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