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Ann Arbor Spark

Commercializing Mobility Research & Technologies at U-M

Tuesday, February 26 2019 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us to learn more about the innovative mobility technologies being developed and commercialized at the University of Michigan. We will hear from Eric Petersen, Program Director of the Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Innovation Hub for Advanced Transportation(MTRAC) https://cfe.umich.edu/mtrac/. This state sponsored program assists university researchers in getting their idea out into the world. Eric will describe the program, processes, funded projects and how to get involved.

We will also hear from two innovative mobility companies on their unique technology and its impact on the future of mobility.

Orasis Systems, Inc:
Kevin Wittrup, CEO
High resolution microwave imaging solution for autonomous vehicles
The Orasis platform provides a robust and low cost alternative or compliment to other sensing technologies utilized for situational awareness in mobility applications and is particularly well suited for challenging environmental conditions that disrupt other high resolution imaging technologies.

Nick Kotov, CTO
All-Weather LIDAR System for Autonomous Vehicles
Light detection and ranging (LIDAR) system that provides improved object recognition, particularly in inclement weather, and that packages into various vehicle designs.

James and Anne Duderstadt Center
Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI, USA