Press Release 147/2017

Mobility: Autonomous, Sustainable, Useful, and Safe

Series of Seminars of the Karlsruhe Priority Region for Mobility Systems at KIT to Present Fascinating and Current Aspects of Research
Autonomous and interconnected vehicles are an important element of new mobility schemes and studied using research platforms, such as OPTICAR. (Photo: A. Drollinger/KIT)
Autonomous and interconnected vehicles are an important element of new mobility schemes and studied using research platforms, such as OPTICAR. (Photo: A. Drollinger/KIT)

Mobility is a mega-topic in modern societies. Every day, people and goods have to be transported reliably between the city and its surroundings. Within the “Karlsruhe Priority Region for Mobility Systems,” KIT and regional research partners pool competencies for the development of efficient, smart, and integrated mobility solutions. In a series of seminars, the researchers will now present subjects of their current research to the broad public at monthly intervals. The seminars will start on October 17, 2017, the topic being autonomous driving.

 

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The seminars will take place on Campus South of KIT at 6 pm: Lecture hall 107, building 50.31, Gotthard-Franz-Straße 3, 76131 Karlsruhe.


The seminars will be in German.

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More information: http://www.profilregion-ka.de/index.php/news/52-seminarreihe-der-profilregion-mobilitaetssysteme-karlsruhe (in German only)

 

More about the KIT Mobility Systems Center http://www.kit.edu/research/6720.php

 

Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,600 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 23,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

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