Automotive Research

"enable the revolutionary transition from driver assistance to fully autonomous vehicles"


The transformation of automobiles into safe, dependable, autonomous vehicles has already started with the increasing availability and capabilities of advanced driver-assistance systems today. The Auto research program attempts to identify and define the technology required to enable the revolutionary transition from driver assistance to fully autonomous vehicles. In particular autonomous vehicles need to be better than their human counterparts in perceiving and understanding their environment, making the appropriate decisions, as well as, remaining safe and dependable in all driving conditions. To make this dream a reality, this program targets orders of magnitude improvements in perception, environmental learning, dependability, safety, power and cost.

Research Focus

  • Advanced Reasoning and Learning
  • Sensor Fusion and Perception
  • High Dependability
  • Robust security of systems, components, and networks
  • Communications

John Oakley, Director

oakleyJohn Oakley is focused on leading Automotive Electronics (Auto), Trustworthy and Secure Semiconductors and Systems(T3S), Packaging (PKG), and Intelligent Cognitive Assistant (ICA) research. John works closely with government, industry, and university partners to advance these research topics.


Auto Metrics

  1. Last Year

    11 Research Data
  2. Since Inception

    12 Contracts
    10 Projects
    12 Universities
    29 Research Scholars
    18 Faculty Researchers
    27 Liaisons
    217 Research Data
    2 Patent Applications
Updated: 24-Jul-2024, 12:05 a.m. ET

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