The convergence of mobility and technology is happening in Tennessee. TennSMART, a Tennessee-based consortium of top transportation CEOs, research institutions, and government officials, is leading the way by providing information-sharing platforms for organizations and individuals seeking to advance transportation technology and bring efficient new modules to market.
TennSMART member meetings and events foster needs assessments and strategic planning across the five focus areas below:
Connected and automated vehicles
Stay tuned for information on upcoming TennSMART events.
View select presentations from previous TennSMART meetings:
TennSMART Technical Advisory Committee Update – Brad Freeze, Director of Traffic Operations Division at TDOT
The Impacts and Adoption of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in Tennessee – Dr. Sabya Mishra, Associate Professor and Faudree Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis
Autonomous Truck Mounted Attenuator (ATMA) Pilot – Airton Kohls, Research Associate, The University of Tennessee Center for Transportation Research
CTwin: The Chattanooga Digital Twin – Jibo Sanyal, Group Leader and Senior Scientist Computational Urban Sciences Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
CAV and Smart Mobility: A Minnesota Case Study – Kristin White, Executive Director, Minnesota Office of Connected and Automated Vehicles and Destination CAV
U.S. DOT Truck Platooning Research Program – Tom Kearney, Freight Operations Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration
Innovations in Long Haul – Carson Spencer, Bridgestone Americas; Dr. Eric Thorn, Southwest Research Institute; and Dr. Stephanie Ivey, University of Memphis (moderator)
TennSMART Member Presentations – Bill Copeland, EPB; and Al Pramuk, Andy Lucyshyn, & Matt D’Angelo, Gresham Smith
Last Mile Innovation – Rebecca Yeung, Staff Vice President of Service Experience Leadership, FedEx