CARMA Webinar Series: How To Get Started With CARMA And Become a Leader in Cooperative Driving Automation Research

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Start Date:

November 07, 2019 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EST


CARMA is a U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) initiative to advance research and development of cooperative driving automation (CDA) with the objective of accelerating market readiness and deployment. This webinar will cover CARMA’s latest software release and how your organization can apply CARMA to enrich transportation research. Join our webinar to learn more about how you can get involved and benefit from available CARMA resources, including the CARMA Collaborative and new CARMA Help Desk.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from the CARMA engineers and developers about utilizing CARMA software for their automated vehicle research.





Monica Brito, Leidos


Taylor Lochrane, Ph.D., P.E., Technical Manager, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. Dr. Lochrane is the Technical Manager for the Cooperative Automation Research Program in the Office of Operations Research and Development located at Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC). He is currently leading a team of engineers developing the CARMA platform which supports testing and evaluation of cooperative driving automation (CDA).

John Stark, Leidos: John Stark leads the software engineering work at FHWA's Saxton Lab, building systems, including the reusable CARMA platform, to explore cooperative vehicle behavior and how roadway operators can best support those behaviors. Mr. Stark has been with Leidos for 23 years, and previously was an engineer at McDonnell Douglas Aerospace.

Additional Speakers TBD.

Event Type:


Organizational Capability Element:

  • Vehicle Systems/Connected Vehicles

Operations Area of Practice:

  • Automated vehicles
  • Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL)
  • Connected Vehicles

Role in Organization:

Associate Engineer, CEO / GM / Commissioner, Engineer, Principal Engineer, Researcher/Academic, Senior Engineer