For the first time, all three URC universities will share an exhibit space at AutoMobili-D (AMD). AMD is powered by the North American International Auto Show as part of Motor Bella, the all new, outdoor auto-centric event featuring hundreds of vehicles, immersive ride-and drive activations and next-generation mobility taking place in Pontiac, Michigan, September 21-26, 2021.

Presented by the MEDC and the Office of Future Mobility and Electrification, AMD will bring the latest mobility innovations and mobility-themed content to Motor Bella’s Press and Industry Days (September 21-22) and features a 25,000-square-foot pavilion showcasing next-generation technology exhibits and startup displays. New mobility technologies from URC institutions will be featured as part of Magna International’s university community. Find the URC in exhibit spaces 211-214 on September 21 & 22.

As part of two full days of programming on the Motor Bella main stage and at M1 Concourse Event Center, university experts from all three URC institutions will speak together on a panel moderated by Michigan’s Lieutenant Governor, Garlin Gilchrist II, on Wednesday, September 22: Sustainable Mobility & Electrification in Michigan: Innovating solutions to global challenges.

The recording will be available here after the event. 

University experts include:

Dr. Satish Udpa, Interim Director of Mobility and University Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan State University

Dr. Huei Peng, Director of Mcity and Roger L. McCarthy Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan

Dr. Weisong Shi, Director of the Mobile and Internet SysTems Laboratory (MIST) and Connected and Autonomous dRiving Laboratory (CAR) labs, and Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow and a Professor of Computer Science at Wayne State University