International visits at SAFER

Mar, 28 2013

During the past few weeks SAFER has had many international visitors. To name a few, Tim Gordon from University of Michigan was here in the beginning of March and presented the Site Observer developed within the SHRP2 Safety Program in the US at a SAFER seminar.

A week after, Annelie Enochson visited Lindholmen together with the Israeli Ambassador. Annelie Enochson is a member of the Swedish Parliament and also a member of the Committee on Transportation and Communication and is heavily engaged in the mobile phone debate. The invited the ambassador Isaac Bachman to Gothenburg and Lindholmen to show what is going on here.

SAFER was represented by communication officer Lisa Knutsson together with Elad Schiller from Chalmers and Mikael Ljung Aust from Volvo Cars. Elad described he work done on virtual traffic lights and Mikael talked about the research at SAFER on distraction and automation. 

Last week we had Japanese visitors: Dr Pongsathorn Raksincharoensak and Dr Yasutaka Tagawa from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) and Dr Keisuke Suzuki from Kagawa University. We had a discussion about the future of the conference FAST-zero.