Webinars

Our center works very hard to bring in Distinguished Speakers with a wide variety of expertise in the field of transportation. We offer these webinars throughout the year both in-person and online. All of our webinars can be found on our Youtube channel and here on our website. If you have any questions about one of our former speakers, please feel free to reach out to us at c2m2@clemson.edu.

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank our moderators, Dr. Mansoureh Jeihani, Morgan State University, and Dr. Mashrur “Ronnie” Chowdhury, Clemson University, and our panel members, Dr. Julian Brinkley, Clemson University, Dr. Vareva Harris, Benedict College, Dr. Aqueasha Martin-Hammond, University of Indiana-Purdue University Indianapolis, Dr. Judith Mwakalonge, South Carolina State University, Dr. Laurence Rilett, Auburn University, and Dr. Yan “Joann” Zhou, Argonne National Lab, for speaking on the “Path to Academic Careers for HBCU Students.” This panel discussion was held on August 26, 2021. Resources mentioned in this panel are listed on our Youtube channel.

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Kweku Brown, The Citadel, for taking part in our new CPS Frontiers Series on June 18th, 2021. His talk was titled, “Assessing Potential of Bike Share Networks and Active Transportation to Improve Urban Mobility, Physical Activity and Public Health Outcomes in South Carolina.

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Bing Li, Clemson University – International Center for Automotive Research, for taking part in our Distinguished Speaker Series on June 4th, 2021. His talk was titled, “Computer Vision and AI-Based Wayfinding for Blind or Visually Impaired Travelers.

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Mizanur “Mizan” Rahman, the University of Alabama, for taking part in our inaugural CPS Frontiers Series on May 28th, 2021. His talk was titled, “A Physics-based Longitudinal Control Model for Automated Vehicles in a Mixed Traffic Environment.

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Drs. William “Bill” Ferrell, Clemson University, and Nathan Huynh, University of South Carolina, for taking part in our Distinguished Speaker Series on April 2nd, 2021. Their talk was titled, “ Freight Logistics and Intermodal Network Design.

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Satish V. Ukkusuri, Purdue University, for taking part in our Distinguished Speaker Series on March 12th, 2021. His talk was titled, “Does Mobility as a Service Systems Make Cities Smarter? – Evidence from Large Scale Trajectory Data. 

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Pamela Murray-Tuite, Clemson University, for taking part in our Distinguished Speaker Series on March 5th, 2021. Her talk was titled, “Sharing Self-Driving, Autonomous Vehicles for Evacuation.”

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Angshuman Guin, Senior Research Engineer, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, for taking part in our Distinguished Speaker Series on February 19, 2021. His talk was titled, “Improving Incident Management and Traffic Operations with Machine Learning.”

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Laurence R. Rilett, Keith W. Klaasmeyer Chair in Engineering and Technology, University of Nebraska, for taking part in our Distinguished Speaker Series on February 12, 2021. His talk was titled Estimating and Forecasting Transportation Metrics: Lessons Learned.

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Gurcan Comert, Associate Professor of Transportation, Benedict College, for taking part in our Distinguished Speaker Series on January 21st, 2021. His talk was titled, “Delivery of Contextual and Critical Skills Related to Connected and Autonomous Vehicles through Problem-based Learning in HBCU Classrooms and Research.”

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Mashrur “Ronnie” Chowdhury, Eugene Douglas Mays Professor of Transportation, Clemson University for kicking off a new year of our Distinguished Speaker Series on January 4th, 2021. His talk was titled, “Roadway Safety Advancement through Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs).”

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Anthony Patire, California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH), UC Berkeley for participating in our Distinguished Speaker Series on December 15, 2020. His talk was titled, “A peek “under the hood” of the Connected Corridors ICM I-210 Pilot.”

The Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2) would like to thank Dr. Kaan Ozbay, Professor & Director, Department of Civil and Urban Engineering & C2SMART Center, Tandon School of Engineering, New York University for participating in our Distinguished Speaker Series on November 13, 2020. His talk was titled, “Understanding Mobility and Policy Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic in New York City through the use of  Big Data and Machine Learning.”

C2M2 would like to thank Dr. Jennifer Ogle, Glenn Department of Civil Engineering Associate Chair, Clemson University, for taking part in our C2M2 Distinguished Speaker Series on October 29th, 2020. Dr. Ogle gave a talk titled, Assessment of Safety Benefits of Technologies to Reduce Pedestrian Crossing Fatalities at Midblock Locations.

C2M2 would like to thank Dr. Brian D. Taylor, Luskin School of Public Affairs, University of California Los Angeles, for taking part in our C2M2 Distinguished Speaker Series on October 16th, 2020. Dr. Taylor gave a talk titled, Congested Development: Rethinking the Consequences of Development and Traffic Congestion.

C2M2 would like to thank Dr. Judith Mwakalonge, Associate Professor of Transportation Engineering, South Carolina State University, for taking part in our C2M2 Distinguished Speaker Series on October 9th, 2020. Dr. Mwakalonge gave a talk titled, Personal Electric Mobility Devices (PEMDs): Then, Now, and the Future.

C2M2 would like to thank Dr. Richard R. Brooks, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clemson University, for taking part in our C2M2 Distinguished Speaker Series on September 18th, 2020. Dr. Brooks gave a talk titled, Autonomous Systems Need to be Designed using Game Theory.

Mashrur “Ronnie” Chowdhury was our Distinguished Speaker on August 27, 2020. This talk was titled Public Digital Infrastructure Deployment for Future Mobility.

C2M2 would like to thank James H. Lambert, Director, Center for Risk Management of Engineering Systems Site Director, NSF I/UCRC Center for Hardware and Embedded Systems Security and Trust, University of Virginia, for joining us as a part of our C2M2 Distinguished Speaker Series, August 12, 2020. Dr. Lambert gave a talk titled, “Resilience of Advanced Logistics Systems with Emergent and Future Conditions.”

Mashrur “Ronnie” Chowdhury was our Distinguished Speaker on July 17, 2020. In addition to being the director of our center, he is the Eugene Douglas Mays Professor of Transportation at Clemson University. His talk was titled Generation of Personal Safety Messages (PSMs) for Pedestrian Safety in a Connected Vehicle Environment.

Kara Kockelman, Ph.D., at the University of Texas, Austin, was our Distinguished Speaker on July 10th, 2020. Her talk was titled, “Shifting toward Shared Fleets & Shared Rides, via Autonomous Vehicles & Congestion Pricing .”

Mitch Shue, Professor of Practice, at the Clemson School of Computing, was our Distinguished Speaker on July 2nd, 2020. His talk was titled, “Cloud for Connected Mobility – The Current State of Cloud Computing .”

Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., UFTI Director took part in our Distinguished Speakers Series on May 27, 2020. She gave a talk titled, “Optimizing Traffic Signal Control with Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in the Traffic Stream.”

Mac Devine, the Vice President & CTO, Cloud Native Center of Competency, Strategic Client Success, IBM Fellow, Master Inventor, IBM Cloud Division was our distinguished speaker on July 23, 2019. Mac spoke about the “Perfect Storm” happening in cloud computing and BigData these days.

Dr. Michael Hunter, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech, took part in our Distinguished Speakers Series on April 2nd, 2019. He gave a presentation titled, “Smart City Real-Time Data-Driven Transportation Simulation.” His talk can also be found on our Youtube channel.

Dr. Chris Hendrickson the Director, Traffic21 Institute, and Hamerschlag University Professor of Engineering Emeritus at Carnegie Mellon University joined us as a part of our Distinguished Speaker Series, and as our keynote speaker at our Fall Conference. This talk will provide an overview of research on transformational transportation technologies at Carnegie Mellon University through the Traffic21 Institute and related University Transportation Centers.

Dr. Amy Apon presenting on Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) Cybersecurity, Data Sharing Through the Cloud, and Intelligent Traffic Signal Controllers, at the first annual Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility 2017 Fall Conference.

Dr. Mashrur “Ronnie” Chowdhury giving a technology demonstration on his work with Connected and Autonomous vehicles at the C2M2 2017 Fall Conference.

Jim Feda of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Deputy of Intermodal Planning, gave a talk on the SCDOT’s ten-year plan to rebuild South Carolina’s road system at the Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility 2017 Fall Conference.

Dr. Essam Radwan of the University of Central Florida was our first distinguished speaker. He spoke to gathered Clemson students and staff, and consortium members via Adobe Connect on September 8th, 2017.  His talk was titled “Simulation of Vehicular-Pedestrian Conflicts.”