Testbed for Self-Driving Cars in Urban Environments with Traffic

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Faculty Mentor:
Cristian-Ioan Vasile, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics
Students on the team this summer:
Vaibhav Anand ‘22, Computer Science & Engineering
Nathan Bowler ‘23, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics
Sarah de Lange ‘23, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics
Yubo (Brian) Wang ‘22, Computer Science & Engineering
Zehui Xiao ’21, Computer Science
Project Description:
We all know about the dawn of the self-driving car, but we also know about the problems and dangers
in early versions. This project will plan, design, and create a working testbed that will simulate various
urban environments and traffic scenarios, and will employ various simulations, with the goal of
developing improved operating software for self-driving cars in complex urban landscapes.