Brian Davis' research focuses on the development of enabling technologies for intelligent vehicle applications. This work has included the development and integration of systems including GPS/GNSS, cellular networks, LIDAR, RADAR, embedded computing, machine learning and computer vision for applications in roadway mapping, driver assist and lane-departure warning, vehicle tracking, work-zone safety, and connected vehicles.
Transportation research at the University of Minnesota covers the spectrum from basic to applied research, drawing on the many transportation-related disciplines within the University. The Center actively supports the formation of multidisciplinary research teams.
Bicycle commuting improves public health, reduces medical costs
A new study by U of M researchers shows that bicycle commuting in the Twin Cities metro area reduces chronic illness and preventable deaths, saving millions of dollars annually in medical costs.
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Key research partners
- Minnesota Department of Transportation
- Minnesota Local Road Research Board
- U.S. Department of Transportation