Jeroen Ploeg, senior research scientist at TNO, presents at the ISN Conference. Title of his presentation: “Cooperative Maneuvering inRoad Traffic”.
“Platooning in road traffic has recently received considerable attention world wide. Especially when applying intervehicle communications, platooning may lead to improved traffic efficiency and reduced fuel consumption. However, when applied in real traffic, maneuvers such has merging into a platoon, gap making, and splitting from a platoon, must be adressed as well. This presentation will focus on a structured approach for controller design and implementation to enable automatic control of real-life traffic maneuvers, including experimental results with a platoon of three automated vehicles.”
About Jeroen Ploeg
Jeroen Ploeg received the M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 1988. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, in 2014.
Since 1999, he is a Senior Research Scientist at TNO, Integrated Vehicle Safety department, Helmond, The Netherlands. His current interests include control system design for cooperative and automated vehicles in general and automated vehicle platoons in particular, and motion control of wheeled mobile robots.
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