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University of Sheffield to tackle the future of rail as part of £92 million UK research partnership

  A partnership between the rail supply industry and a consortium of seven universities including the University of Sheffield has… Read more

TICS In Targoviste

TICS attended the recent Business Innovation Network Conference at the in Valahia University in Targoviste, Romania, on 31 May and… Read more

Research Associate Opportunity in IM

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Events

TICS In Targoviste

TICS attended the recent Business Innovation Network Conference at the in Valahia University in Targoviste, Romania, on 31 May and… Read more

Next Generation Rail 2017 @ The University of Sheffield – 27/28th June 2017

Dear Attendee On behalf of the The University of Sheffield and Transport Innovation Center Sheffield (TICS), we want to thank… Read more

The future of IM is in safe hands

Tuesday the 8th of November saw Tics host its first ever IM themed schools outreach event. 80 students from across… Read more

Researchers in Intelligent Mobility – Collaborative Seminar

Prof Fabio Ciravegna presents at the TICS IM Research Event

Prof Fabio Ciravegna presents at the TICS IM Research Event

TICS first collaborative event with Universities across the northern region took place on the 14th of April 2016.  TICS hosted a series of talks in a seminar aimed at academic researchers focused on challenges and opportunities within the Intelligent Mobility field. Attendees heard from leading industry and research experts on how transfer their research expertise to deliver impact in the Intelligent Mobility sector.

Networking over lunch at the TICS IM Research Event

Networking over lunch at the TICS IM Research Event

Delegates attended from The University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University, The University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and The University of Manchester.

Dr Ron Oren for the Chief Technologists Office of the Transport Systems Catapult present at the TICS IM Researchers Event

Dr Ron Oren for the Chief Technologists Office of the Transport Systems Catapult present at the TICS IM Researchers Event

Speakers were:

Prof Dr Fabio Ciravegna – The University of Sheffield

Professor of Language and Knowledge Technologies and Head of OAK Group in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield. From 2016 he will lead the EU Horizon 2020 European Project Seta (13 partners, €5.3m) that will create an open, sustainable, ubiquitous data and service ecosystem for efficient, effective, safe, resilient mobility in metropolitan areas.

Dr Sam Chapman – Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder, The Floow

The Floow is an University of Sheffield spin-out company, delivering the highest quality telematics e.g. for the insurance industry. The Floow is an exemplar of the practical applications of vehicle connectivity. Their team is comprises world class specialists in key disciplines across computer science, analytics Big Data and statistical analysis, driver psychology and actuarial science. TUOS is a significant minority shareholder and a source of human capital.

Dr Sam Chapman talks about The Floow's work at the TICS IM Researchers' Event

Dr Sam Chapman talks about The Floow’s work at the TICS IM Researchers’ Event

Richard Bradley – Atkins Intelligent Mobility Technical Director – Disruption through Interoperability, Emerging Data & Technology

Richard Bradley is part of Atkins’ Intelligent Mobility team, connecting people, places and goods across all transport modes. His primary focus is around data and the holistic simulation of multi-sector systems. This includes understanding the interaction of a wide spectrum of industries, focused around transport, and how personal and corporate behaviour can be influenced to optimise overall effects to society, the economy and the environment.

Richard Bradley, Atkins Intelligent Mobility Technical Director addresses researchers at the TICS IM event

Richard Bradley, Atkins Intelligent Mobility Technical Director addresses researchers at the TICS IM event

Karla Jakeman, Portfolio Manager, Transport Systems Portfolio Manager, Innovate UK

Karla gave an overview of Innovate UK’s IM research priorities. Reflecting the government’s commitment to the development of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV), Innovate UK is currently funding major trial programmes for autonomous vehicles.

Karla Jakeman, Portfolio Manager, Transport Systems Portfolio Manager, Innovate UK gives an overview of Innovate UK’s IM research priorities.

Karla Jakeman, Portfolio Manager, Transport Systems Portfolio Manager, Innovate UK gives an overview of Innovate UK’s IM research priorities.

Dr Ron Oren, Transport Systems Catapult

Representative of Chief Technology Officer at Transport Systems Catapult specialising in Intelligent Mobility and Advising Researchers on support available from the Transport Systems Catapult. The Transport Systems Catapult is the UK’s translational research centre for IM, with Business Units covering Modelling and Visualisation, Autonomous Vehicles (such as the “Lutz pods”) , Information Exploitation, and Customer Experience.

Dr. Paul Richmond – Research Software Engineer, Deparment of Computer Science – The University of Sheffield

Recently awarded an EPSCR Research Software Engineering Fellowship, Paul’s research covers modelling and visualisation using FLAME GPU acceleration. Application to IM has seen Paul’s pedestrian flow simulations receive national attention.

Dr Paul Richmond speaks at the TICS IM Researchers Event

Presentations which have been approved for publication by TICS are available via the link below:

Presentations

For Dr Sam Chapman’s presentation please contact directly at sam@thefloow.com

Networking lunch at the TICS IM Researchers Event

Networking lunch at the TICS IM Researchers Event