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SmartCarts

Status: Complete

Lead Researcher(s)

Edwin Olson
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering

Ryan Eustice
Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

Project Team

Project Abstract

This project developed and deployed an automated transportation system on North Campus using mostly autonomous golf-cart-style vehicles. The focus of this proposal is to enable and accelerate the research that can be pursued once such a transportation system exists. Consequently, the complexity of the vehicles and autonomy were deliberately minimized.

Project Outcome

Created a drive-by-wire conversion system for a golf-cart platform.


BUDGET YEAR: 2015-05-01