Advanced Transportation Center: Intelligent Transportation Systems, Light Weight Materials/Manufacturing,Advanced Automotive Service & Repair

What is Advanced Transportation?

Advanced Transportation is the point where advanced manufacturing and information technology intersect.

Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • Connected vehicle technologies, V2V, V2I, V2X
  • Embedded systems technology and software
  • Data/analytics
  • Cyber security
  • Communication infrastructure
  • Driver interactions
  • Industry/government’s move toward standardization
  • Supply chain management

Advanced Automotive Service & Repair

  • Advanced diagnosis, service and repair
  • Intelligent systems diagnosis, repair and maintenance
  • Auto testing, powertrain calibration and R&D
  • Chassis dynamometer performance, fuel economy, exhaust emission testing
  • Engine mapping and optimization
  • Aftermarket installation of ITS equipment
  • Aluminum and composite material body repair, including self-piercing riveting

Light Weight Materials/Manufacturing

  • Production design/rapid prototyping
  • Advanced manufacturing processes/mechatronics
  • Additive 3D manufacturing
  • Aluminum and composite materials
  • Multi-axis CNC machining, including plasma shape cutting
  • CNC laser and robotic cutting and welding
  • Wire electrical discharge machining (EDM)
  • Non-destructive testing (NDT), including x-ray and ultrasonic methods