Professional Research Opportunities And Conferences Concerning Transportation Innovation / Vehicular Engineering
for Ground Transportation with Unusual Propulsion Systems or Unusual Guideways (plus some coverage of competing more-conventional systems, and also self-driving vehicles)
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Associations and their Journals
“Battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles for the public to drive today.”
Plug In America
Electric Drive Transportation Association
“Promoting electric drive technologies and infrastructure”
Go Electric Drive
Electric Drive’s Consumer Website
Electric Drive’s Consumer Website
Electric Auto Association
Electric Auto Association
“Promoting Electric Vehicles Since 1967”
International Energy Agency
Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Programme
Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Programme
Electric Mobility Canada
Electric Mobility Canada
Accelerating Electric Transportation

International Maglev Board

International Maglev Board

Energy and Environment
Rocky Mountain Institute
Reinventing Fire
“… to create a clean, prosperous, and secure … future.”
Center for Sustainable Energy
“Accelerting the Transition to a Sustainable World Powered by Clean Energy”
Center for Sustainable Energy
Blue-Green alliance
“Good Jobs, Clean Environment, Green Economy”

Major Engineering organizations
Society of Automotive Engineers
SAE Vehicle Electrification
SAE Environmental Topics
Society of Automotive Engineers
Transp. Research Board
Transportation Research Board
TRB Calendar of Events
Recorded Webcasts
2016 TRB Annual Meeting: Webcast Recordings
Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS)
Guide to Research in Progress (RIP) Database (.pdf 14 pp.)
IEEE – The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE Transp. Electriication
IEEE Transportation Electrification Community

Conferences and Workshops
IEEE Vehicular Technology Society

IEEE Veh. Tech. Soc.
IEEE Transp.Systems Society
IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society

Intelligent Transportation Systems
(see also IEEE ITSS above)
Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of America

Intel. Transp. Syst. Soc. of Canada
Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of Canada

ERTICO Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Europe

ITS Asia-Pacific
Intelligent Transport Systems Asia-Pacific
ITS Australia     ITS Hong Kong     ITS Japan     ITS Korea     ITS Malaysia     ITS New Zealand     ITS Singapore     ITS Taiwan     ITS Thailand

PRT / Pods Associations
Advance Transit Association

“Leveraging advanced transit to improve mobility”
Advance Transit Association
# / Harris Blvd.

“New frontiers of mobility in the digital age.”
“Innovative Mobility in the Era of Automation.”

Conventional High-Speed Rail
BiModal Glideway (detail)
US High-Speed-Rail Association
“21st Century Transportation for America”

Educational & Research Institutions
University of Washington – TRAC
“Providing research and data about transportation for informed decisions”
U of Wash TRAC
“Maglev Quicklinks”
Texas A&M Transp. Inst.
“Saving Lives, Time, and Resources”
Illinois Green Economy Network
(A Community College Partnership)
“Working Together to Grow a Greener Economy for Illinois”
University of Michigan
Transportation Research Institute
Sustainable Mobility & Accessibility Research & Transformation
UMTRI, U. of Michigan
Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis
Innovative Mobility Research, UC Berkeley
University of California – Berkeley
“Innovative Mobility Research”
North Carolina State University
NC Clean Energy Technology Center
Advancing Clean Energy for a Sustainable Economy
NCSU Clean Tech
University of Central Florida
EVTC, U. of Cen. Florida
A USDOT funded research center, focused on plug-in electric vehicles and the transportation network.
Stanford University
Center for Automotive Research at Stanford

Upcoming Events
CARS, Stanf. U.
Mineta Transp. Institute
San José State University

Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
“Creating Transportation Policy for the People”
PRT ReportAutomated Transit Networks (ATN): A Review of the State of the Industry and Prospects for the Future  (pdf  240 pp)
Mineta National Transit Research Consortium

Mineta Nat'l Transit Res. Cons.
“About page” (links to all nine member universities at bottom of page)
University Transportation Centers (UTCs handle academic research for the DoT)

Independent Contractors / Consultants
Maglev Strategies
“On Earth and In Space”
Maglev Strategies
“Advanced Transportation Consulting”
Contact Page
Recommended article
List of recent papers
PRT Consulting
“Efficient transit solutions”
PRT Consulting
… dedicated to expanding and supporting a clean transportation industry …
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Incubator / Test Facility
South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center
International Transportation Innovation Center
“Innovation on Track”
Int'l Transp. Innov. Cen

Investment Opportunities
Clean-Energy Investment Opportunities

Interactive Modeling Software
COMSOL   Modeling and Simulation for Everyone
COMSOL MultiPhysics
“… for Physics-Based Modeling and Simulation”

“National Transportation Systems Center”
List of Newsletters
Dept. of Transportation Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) is CLOSED
(Click this link and scroll down to sign up for e-mail alerts.)
Dept. of Defense Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) 18.1, and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 18.A, topics will be open until Wed, Feb. 7 at 8 pm EDT
Quesion & Answer Service (SITIS) closes Jan. 31
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List of topics
TRB’s IDEA Programs Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis

Program Announcement
Highway IDEA (due Mar. 1 and Sep. 1)
Transit IDEA (due May 1 and Nov. 1)
Submit a Proposal
Funding Notice
USAF $2 million prize for engine with turbine power piston-fuel efficiency
Air Force Prize
This might be used for Ground Vehicles, too
News article

Older DoT reports on the Future of Transportation
Obama-era reports that had been subject to public comment
Beyond Traffic 2045
Beyond Traffic 2045
Five-year Transit Research Plan

Upcoming Events
Automotive Detroit 18
ITEC 2018  (International Transportation Electrification Conference)
ITEC 2018 (International Transportation Electrification Conference)
Call for Papers:  Abstracts/digests due  Thu, Dec. 14 (extended)
Submission Page
IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (IV) 2018
Call for Proposals for invited sessions / workshops:  due Sun, Dec. 17
Call for Papers:  Full Paper due Mon, Jan. 15
Submission e‑mail
Chinese 10th Intelligent Vehicles Future Challenge (IVFC 2018)
Changshu, Suzhou, China – at Proving Grounds – Sa‑Su, June 30 to July 1
Electrification 2018:  International Conference & Exposition
Electrification 2018: International Conference & Exposition

(alternate link)
The MAGLEV 2018 in St. Petersburg
CONTACT:   E-Mail   +7 (812) 230‑23‑10
Principal Sponsoring Organization
Facebook page (including must‑see animation)
Call for Papers:  Abstracts due Sat, Feb. 10
Submission Page
Submission E-mail
Connect2Car Executive Leadership Forum
25<sup>th</sup> ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) World Congress
Call for Contributions:  due Fri, 2017 Dec. 15
Submission Page
InnoTrans 2018
Exhibitors’ info.
Fraud warning

The 21<sup>st</sup> IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems
Call for Workshop & Tutorials Proposals:  due Thu, Feb. 15
Call for Regular & Workshop Papers:  due Sun, Apr. 15
Call-for-Papers Flyer

Upcoming Events
Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) 2017
Special Sessions
2017 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC-India)
CONTACT:   E-Mail   91‑44‑4215 2280  Mobile: 91‑44‑2441 1904

			<div align=center>SAE Free Webinar:  Preparing the Energy Grid for Electrified and Autonomous Vehicles – </b><i>presented by James Karavakis of Mercedes‑Benz (left), Andrew Meintz of the Nat’l Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL) (center‑left); and David Schirmer, City of Beverly Hills (center‑right); moderated by Lisa Arrigo of the SAE (right).</i></div>
SAE Free Webinar: Preparing the Energy Grid for Electrified and Autonomous Vehicles – presented by James Karavakis of Mercedes‑Benz (left), Andrew Meintz of the Nat’l Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL) (center‑left); and David Schirmer, City of Beverly Hills (center‑right); moderated by Lisa Arrigo of the SAE (right).
Volpe Speaker Series (free webinars)
The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System
<i>Transportation in a World that is Gray, Delayed, Small, and Female</i><br/>Joseph Coughlin<font size=2>, Ph.D.</font></b> of <b>MIT
Volpe Series information and Videos
CONTACT:   Ellen Bell  617‑494‑2491
Upcoming Volpe Webinars
Mandatory Free Registration
Registration Information
Recommended Browser Add-on
4<sup>th</sup> Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG)
Transportation Research Board 97<sup>th</sup> Annual Meeting
Contact page
Exhibitor’s info
2018 SAE Connect2Car
Event Page
EV Japan 10<sup>th</sup> EV & HEV Drive System Technology Expo
EV Japan 10th EV & HEV Drive System Technology Expo
Exhibitos’ info.

SAE 2018 Government/ Industry Meeting
Overlaps the Washington Auto Show
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Contact Page   E-Mail   (781) 972‑5400  Fax: (781) 972‑5425
Series page
SAE 2018 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium
SAE 2018 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium
Exhibitor’s info
Technical Program
InterTraffic Amsterdam
Smart Mobility
Six Themes
SAE 2018 World Congress Experience<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with next event</i></font>
Alt. page
Event at a Glance
Exhibitos’ info.
Connect2Car @ WCX<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous event</i></font>
Montreal Electric Vehicle Show
The 12<sup>th</sup> Annual IEEE International Systems Conference (SYSCON 2018)
EV VÉ 2018 Conference and Trade Show
EV VÉ 2018 Conference and Trade Show
Ride & Drive
Exhibitor’s info
Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo
Subscribe for Updates
Call for Papers:  Abstracts due Mon, Jan. 15
Submission e‑mail
Exhibition: Tu‑W, May 1‑2

CONTACT:   E-Mail   +44 1273 916 300
Electric Vehicle & Technology Expo
Exhibitor’s info
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Contact Page   E-Mail   (781) 972‑5400  Fax: (781) 972‑5425
Series page
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2017/08/31 — Enabled Alternate Column Format
2017/04/14 — "LinkMagic" changed for "internal" hyperlinks
2017/02/14 — Rearranged "Associations"
2016/10/29 — Reformatted Upcoming Events
2016/10/20 — Removed fraudulent events from WASET
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2015/04/27 — Link to Indiegogo
2015/04/15 — New block for Beyond 2045
2015/03/23 — Updated program code
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