• Autonomous vehicle leader advancing research through prestigious Fulbright award

    Jun 18, 2024

    Dr. Rahul Razdan, a globally recognized expert in autonomous vehicle technology and senior director of special projects at Florida Polytechnic University, is preparing to head to Hungary this August to begin research funded by the esteemed John von Neumann Distinguished Award in STEM.

  • Autonomous vehicles take center stage at Florida Poly event

    Nov 8, 2023

    Florida Polytechnic University's Office of Public Policy Events brought together experts in policy, law, technology, and commercialization for a panel discussion about what is coming down the road for the future of autonomous vehicles.

  • Florida Poly and TalTech advance AV research through successful partnership

    Aug 31, 2023

    Four years after announcing an innovative partnership on autonomous vehicle (AV) technology, Florida Polytechnic University and Tallin University of Technology (TalTech) in Estonia have taken their cutting-edge research to the next level. The collaboration has produced significant results, enabling the exchange of knowledge, resources, and expertise between the two institutions and beyond.

  • Florida Poly team on way to fully autonomous golf cart

    Nov 1, 2022

    A project to turn a standard golf cart into an autonomous vehicle has made a huge leap forward at Florida Polytechnic University. The students and faculty have successfully transformed the golf cart into a drive-by-wire vehicle - one that can be controlled by remote control.

  • Autonomous vehicles inspire leaders at international conference hosted by Florida Poly

    Mar 9, 2022

    Global leaders in connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) research and industry gathered at Florida Polytechnic University to discuss developments in the technology and the future of self-driving cars during the annual Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Connected Vehicles.

  • Global AV technology leader shares insight on industry challenges, rewards, and female encouragement

    Mar 3, 2022

    Connected and autonomous vehicle technology experts will gather at Florida Polytechnic University on March 7-9 for the annual Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Connected Vehicles. Among the industry leaders who will share their expertise in this quickly evolving field is Mary Joyce, global vice president and general manager of critical systems and mobility at UL, the global safety science leader.

  • International autonomous vehicle conference set to roll into Florida Poly

    Feb 22, 2022

    Connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technology will take center stage at Florida Polytechnic University on March 7-9 at an international conference focusing on advances in this rapidly evolving field. Global leaders in transportation, CAV innovation, and infrastructure will take part in the event.

  • Autonomous car arrives at Florida Poly to enhance research at new facility

    Nov 30, 2021

    Researchers at Florida Polytechnic University's Advanced Mobility Institute are beginning a new phase in their work on autonomous vehicle testing and verification. The research is shifting gears from software to hardware testing at a new simulation facility on campus, funded in part by a $350,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

  • Autonomous golf cart gets rolling at Florida Poly

    Jul 30, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - A team of researchers at Florida Polytechnic University is turning a disused golf cart into a solar-powered autonomous vehicle that will be used to advance cutting-edge research for years to come. The project is funded by the University's Advanced Mobility Institute and will be used to support a $350,000 National Science Foundation award to develop a large-scale Hardware-in-the-Loop simulation facility for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV).