Driving research behind cars of the future

Published February 16, 2017


An article in Business First about self-driving technology reports UB has received a $1.2 million grant, funded by the National Science Foundation, to build a testing platform for companies seeking a benchmark on their technology, and quotes Chunming Qiao, chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the principal investigator on the research.

“The advantage of testing in a simulated world is it’s a lot cheaper, a lot faster and a lot more flexible,” he said. The article also quotes Kevin Hulme, senior research associate in the Shared Instrumentation Laboratories.

Read the story here.