Safe-D: Safety through Disruption

Month: May 2019

Safe-D Researchers Present Results Domestically and Internationally

Researchers from TTI presented results of Safe-D projects presented results at conferences in Toronto, Canada, Detroit, Michigan, and Durham, NC.

Safe-D Researcher Dr. Ralph Buehler (VT) Presents at tjSTAR

Safe-D Researcher Ralph Buehler (VT) presented at the 2019 Thomas Jefferson Symposium to Advance Research (tjSTAR) on sustainable transport. tjSTAR was held at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA on May 28-29, 2019.

Safe-D Represented at the UTC Spotlight Conference

VTTI/VT researchers and students represented the Safe-D National UTC to Congress at the UTC Spotlight Conference in Washington, DC.

Featured Safe-D Faculty Interview: Tina Geiselbrecht (TTI)

Tina Geiselbrecht is a Safe-D faculty researcher at TTI working on Safe-D Project 02-010: Safety Perceptions of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) by the Blind and Visually Impaired (BVI). Safe-D Student Alexis Basantis interviewed Ms. Geiselbrecht as part of the the Safe-D Student and Faculty Interview Chain. Read on to learn more about Ms. Geiselbrecht and Featured Safe-D Faculty Interview: Tina Geiselbrecht (TTI)

Safe-D Students Selected for TTI Employee Awards

Two students at TTI were selected as TTI Employee Award winners for their work on Safe-D projects in 2019.

Featured Safe-D Student Interview: Alexis “Lexi” Basantis (VT/VTTI)

Alexis “Lexi” Basantis is a Safe-D student at VT/VTTI working on multiple Safe-D and VTTI projects, including Safe-D Project 03-082: Assessing Alternative Approaches for Conveying Automated Vehicle ‘Intentions’. Read her Safe-D Student interview below!

Safe-D Awards 12 New Projects Under the Fall 2018 Competition & 3 Directed Projects

The Safe-D Fall 2018 Workshop was held on September 12, 2018, kicking off the Fall 2018 Call for Proposals.