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July 23, 2017
SMERC hosts Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Technology workshop


SMERC director, Rajit Gadh, discussing EV technology on a UCLA parking structure with newly installed solar panels.

With rapid innovations in the transportation industry, the infrastructure to support these technologies are still in the early stages of development. On June 2, 2017, SMERC hosted the Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Technology, Grid and Communications Infrastructure in a Smart City. This first technical workshop bough together UCLA faculty and researchers to discuss the challenges, opportunities and technologies that are being developed and that need to be developed in the future.


Jayathi Murthy, Dean of the UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science gave the Welcome Speech


Councilmember of the Beverly Hills City Council, John Mirisch, spoke on the topic of "The Democratization of Public Transportation through Autonomous Vehicles"

See event website for program and speakers: Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Technology, Grid and Communications Infrastructure in a Smart City

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