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CARMA Webinar Series: Traffic Incident Management, Basic Travel, and Weather Use Cases


This webinar provides an overview of traffic incident management (TIM), basic travel, and road weather management use cases developed through the FHWA’s CARMA Program. Updates were shared on completed and upcoming validation testing, and learn how they can utilize FHWA’s research and contribute to the CARMA Platform.

Target Audience

  • Transportation agencies & infrastructure owner operators
  • University researchers
  • Developers and deployers of CDA technology

Learning Objectives

Participants will hear from CARMA engineers and developers, and have the opportunity to ask questions about progress, challenges, and next steps in the testing process for TIM, basic travel, and road weather management use cases.


Nicole Paladeau (Communications Specialist, Leidos)


Pavle Bujanovic, Government Task Manager (FHWA): Pavle Bujanović is the Technical Manager of the CARMA Program’s Reliability Research Track. In this role he focuses on conducting Cooperative Driving Automation (CDA) research that will improve nonrecurring traffic congestion scenarios including TIM, work zone, and weather events. He is also the Technical Manager of FHWA’s CARMA 1tenth (C1T) efforts where the purpose is to decrease the barrier to entry into CDA research by creating an ecosystem of vehicles and infrastructure at roughly one tenth the size of real world systems.

Sudhakar Nallamothu, Project Manager (Leidos): Sudhakar Nallamothu is currently a Project Manager for the Saxton Transportation Operations Laboratory (STOL) at FHWA. He directs CARMA and other projects in the field of connected and automated vehicles. Previously, Mr. Nallamothu managed the ATMS/ATIS software development and was an Applications Manager for transportation. He provided software product management guidance, including management of the agile software development life cycle and research and development (R&D) program.

Mae Margarette Fromm, Senior Software Engineer (Leidos): Mae Margarette Fromm is a Senior Software Engineer for Leidos Surface Transportation Research division. She is currently supporting the connected automated vehicle research at the FHWA STOL where she currently leads the development of the user interface for the CARMA platform and leads the CARMA testing and evaluation. She has worked on all phases of software design life cycle, and is experienced with waterfall methodology and agile software development. She currently manages the USDOT’s Next Generation Spectrum Research Testing Support project, which provides support services for small and large scale field spectrum testing.

Operations Area of Practice

    Connected Vehicles
    Automated vehicles

Organizational Capability Element

    Vehicle Systems/Connected Vehicles

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