UAB team is teaching Army's self-driving trucks a new way to move

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High-speed sensors, sophisticated control algorithms and other innovations designed in the UAB Vehicle and Robotics Engineering Laboratory are advancing a U.S. Army project to develop self-driving convoys.

Vladimir Vantsevich, Sc.D., Ph.D., professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Ph.D. candidate Jeremy Gray, who is also a member of the Ground Vehicle Robotics group in the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, have teamed up on the unmanned convoy project.

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