Seminar – Road Infrastructure for Connected and Automated Driving and its Implications on Behaviour and Safety

March 20, 2023 12.30h - 15.30h

On 20th March 2023, TRAIL PhD researcher Solmaz Razmi Rad will defend her PhD thesis ‘Design and Evaluation of Dedicated Lanes for Connected and Automated Vehicles’ at Delft University of Technology.

On the occasion of this public defence, TRAIL and TU Delft have set up a seminar on Infrastructure for connected and automated driving and its implications on behaviour and safety.

The increasing deployment of vehicles at different automation levels among other human driven vehicles and vulnerable road users on the existing road infrastructure introduces new challenges for road operators and for vehicle developers. Scientific research is needed both from the behavioural sciences perspective, understanding the interactions of road users with automated vehicles, and from the road infrastructure design perspective understanding the interactions of automated driving systems with the infrastructure. In this seminar the speakers will address these topics.

Programme seminar
Chairman: Dr. Henk Taale

12.30 – 13.00    Opening and welcome (lunch will be served)
13.00 – 13.30    Prof. dr. Brian Park, University of Virginia, ‘Development and Assessment of Cooperative Platooning with Mixed Traffic’
13.30 – 14.00    Prof. dr. Alfredo Garcia, Universitat Politècnica de València, ‘A Proposal for a Smart Roads Classification’
14.00 – 14.15    Coffee break
14.15 – 14.45    Prof. dr. Marjan Hagenzieker, Delft University of Technology and Institute of Transport Economics TØI, ‘Interaction between automated vehicles and vulnerable road users’
14.45 – 15.15    Onno Tool, Rijkswaterstaat, ‘Road operator perspective on ALKS/ADS vehicles on their roads’
15.15 – 15.30    Open discussion and closing

Participation is free, registration is required: click here.

TU Delft, Faculty of Applied Sciences (building 22)
Lorenztweg 1, Delft

Public defence
At 10:00 h the public defence starts in the Senaatszaal of the Aula.
At 09:30 h Solmaz Razmi Rad will give a brief presentation about her research in the same room.

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