ARC student wins best presentation award and scholarship

Shahyar Taheri, an ARC-funded graduate student at Virgina Tech, won the Best Presentation Award at the 7th Americas Regional Conference of the International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems (ISTVS), Nov. 3-6, 2013, Tampa, FL, USA. His presention was:

Off-road Soft Soil Tire Model
Taheri, Sh., Sandu, C., Taheri, S., Naranjo, S., Gorsich, D., Jayakumar, P., Ross, B., Christ, D. ,

Shahyar also won an NSF scholarship to travel to Germany for the CPS (Cyber-Physical Systems) student competition. Out of the 55, who were selected from hundreds of applicants, to attend the 2014 NSF Early Career Professionals Workshop on Exploring New Frontiers in CPS, March 13-14, 2014, Washington D.C., Shahyar was one of the very few students selected from USA to go to Berlin, Germany, for The International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, April 14-17, 2014 to present his poster. This work is not ARC-funded.

Cloud-Integrated Infrastructure for Automotive Cyber-Physical Systems (ACPN)
Taheri, Sh., Sandu, C., and Taheri, S.