Session B1: Ground Vehicle Autonomy


Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Hibiscus B

Session Chair:
Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni
The Ohio State University

Autonomous cars have been at the forefront of our national conversation with discussions about the performance and capabilities of the different developers, questions regarding appropriate policy and regulations, and tragic events resulting in lost lives. The issues, much broader than just technical, clearly still need to be addressed. This session will discuss a wide-array of topics and challenges associated with the development of autonomous ground vehicles that are prepared for safety-critical applications.

1:30 p.m. Dr. Junmin Wang, University of Texas at Austin: Optimal Personalization in Ground Vehicle Automation and Autonomy
2:00 p.m. Dr. Craig Lennon, US Army Research Lab RDECOM: Verification & Validation for Learning Systems
2:30 p.m. Dr. Tyler Reid, Ford Motor Company: Localization Requirements for Autonomous Vehicles

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Break

3:30 p.m. Dr. Mathieu Joerger, Virginia Tech: Multisensory Navigation Safety Monitoring for Autonomous Vehicles
4:00 p.m. Mr. Ajay Vemuru, Spirent Communications, PNT Testing and Validation: Trends Picked up from Industry Engagements
4:30 p.m. Q&A with all Speakers