Purpose

The workshop aims to bring together scientists and engineers from academia and industry in the field of connected and automated vehicles to present and exchange their latest ideas and breakthroughs.

The Program is now available

The conference program is now available. All the speakers of the workshop are invited speakers from around the world who are experts in the field of connected and automated vehicles.

Organizers

The conference is organized by the University of Michigan researchers from the departments of Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Poster program now available

The workshop will feature a poster session for participants to present their work and share their results. The workshop will provide the poster boards (4 feet by 3 feet in landscape), but the poster authors are responsible for printing, mounting, and dismounting their posters. There is no particular template required for the posters.

Registration is now open

The registration web site is now open. Having an accepted poster is not required to participate in the workshop. Registration includes the opening and farewell receptions, the lunches, as well as the workshop banquet. The registration rates are as follows and are in USD.

Registration deadline 25 Mar 2019 (extended)
Regular registration $480
Student registration $240

Use the button below to go to the registration page. Select "CAV19" as the conference and use your ITSS PIN and password to login. First time users will need to create a new user profile, the link to which is available on the same page.

Logistics

The workshop will be held on April 28-30, 2019, at the Michigan League, 911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, which is located on the Central Campus of the University of Michigan.

Hotels are available near the Michigan League at workshop rates. Please make sure to make your reservations early to take advantage of the workshop rates.

Organizing Committee

in alphabetical order

Tulga Ersal

Tulga Ersal

Matthew Johnson-Roberson

Matthew Johnson-Roberson

Ilya Kolmanovsky

Ilya Kolmanovsky

Neda Masoud

Neda Masoud

Gabor Orosz

Gabor Orosz

Chair

Necmiye Ozay

Necmiye Ozay

Jeffrey Scruggs

Jeffrey Scruggs

Ram Vasudevan

Ram Vasudevan

Program

Saturday, April 27, 2019
18:00-21:00 Opening reception
Sunday, April 28, 2019
8:00-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-10:45 Session 1 (Chair: Ilya Kolmanovsky)
Stefano Di Cairano (MERL) - Modularity, integration and synergy in architectures for autonomous driving
Eric Tseng (Ford) - Hierarchical Automated Driving
Avinash Balachandran (TRI) - Guardian: Sharing Control with Drivers to Improve Safety
10:45-11:15 Coffee break & Poster session*
11:15-12:25 Session 2 (Chair: Gabor Orosz)
Paolo Falcone (Chalmers University) - Coordination of Autonomous Vehicles at Traffic Junctions: Theory and Experiments
Nathan van de Wouw (Eindhoven University) - Cooperative Intersection Control
12:25-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:10 Session 3 (Chair: Necmiye Ozay)
Sanjit Seshia (UC Berkeley) - Towards Verified AI-based Autonomous Vehicles
Nok Wongpiromsarn (nuTonomy) - Behavior Specifications of Autonomous Vehicles
15:10-15:40 Coffee break & Poster session*
15:40-17:25 Session 4 (Chair: Tulga Ersal)
Lars Nielsen (Linköping University) - Using optimization for obtaining and analyzing at-the-limit maneuvers
Ardalan Vahidi (Clemson University) - Eco driving with Connected and Automated Vehicles: Algorithms and Experiments
Giorgio Rizzoni (Ohio State University) - Security and Safety – the Next Challenge for Connected and Automated Vehicles
Monday, April 29, 2019
8:00-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-10:45 Session 5 (Chair: Ram Vasudevan)
Huei Peng (University of Michigan) - How Control Theories Were Used to Improve Energy and Safety of Automotive systems
Andreas Malikopoulos (University of Delaware) - A Sociotechnical Systems Approach for Energy-Efficient Mobility of Smart Cities
Steve Shladover (Berkeley PATH) - Challenges in Assessing the Impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles in Mixed Traffic
10:45-11:15 Coffee break & Poster session*
11:15-12:25 Session 6 (Chair: Ilya Kolmanovsky)
Anna Stefanopoulou (University of Michigan) - Harvesting Energy from Information: Using Load Preview for Maximizing Vehicle Powertrain Efficiency
Jing Sun (University of Michigan) - Integrated Thermal and Power Management for Connected and Automated Vehicles
12:25-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:45 Session 7 (Chair: Tulga Ersal)
Yafeng Yin (University of Michigan) - Cooperative Truck Platooning for Energy Savings: Path Planning, Formation and Benefit Redistribution
David Bevly (Auburn University) - V2V based relative positioning for truck platooning
Karl Johansson (KTH) - What’s the influence of truck platooning on traffic?
15:45-16:15 Coffee break & Poster session*
16:15-17:25 Panel Session (Chairs: Neda Masoud and Jeffrey Scruggs)
Chris Atkinson (ARPA-E)
Jim Sayer (UMTRI)
Kirk Steudle (MDOT)
Bernard Soriano (DMV)
Tim Johnson (NHTSA)
18:00-22:00 Dinner at the Henry Ford Museum
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
8:30-9:30 Breakfast
9:30-10:40 Session 8 (Chair: Ram Vasudevan)
Jianbo Lu (Ford) - Contextual Prediction of Driver’s Preferences Using On-Line Learned Hidden Markov Models
Frederic Tschanz (Uber) - Control of Computer-Driven Vehicles: Paradigm Shifts
10:40-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-13:00 Session 9 (Chair: Gabor Orosz)
John Kenney (Toyota) - Leveraging V2X to improve automated diving
Jacopo Guanetti (UC Berkeley) - The Value of Predictions in Connected Autonomy
Shengbo Li (Tsinghua University) - Dynamic Modelling and Distributed Control for Motion Cooperation of Connected and Automated Vehicles
13:00-14:30 Farewell reception

*Each poster presenter will be assigned to a slot on either Sunday or Monday.

Logistics

The Graduate

The conference will be held at the Michigan League located at 911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI , USA. The League houses a convenience store and information desk, a cyber lounge, several eateries, and various sitting areas, including space in the charming garden.
Click here for a map.

The following hotels offer accomodation close to the Michigan League with special rates for the workshop.

The Graduate

The Graduate

Address: 615 E Huron St
Distance to Workshop: 6 min walk
Block Rate Ends: 3/26/2019

Ross

Ross Executive Learning and Conference Center

Address: 710 E University Ave
Distance to Workshop: 9 min walk
Block Rate Ends: 3/27/2019

Ann Arbor Regent

Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites

Address: 2455 Carpenter Rd
Distance to Workshop: 10 min drive
Block Rate Ends: 3/27/2019
When booking, use group code: 2019IAVSD