A Smart Bicycle That Protects Itself: Active Sensing and Estimation for Car-Bicycle Collision Prevention

Woongsun Jeon, Zhenming Xie, Curtis Craig, Jacob Achtemeier, Lee Alexander, Nichole Morris, Max Donath, Rajesh Rajamani

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Bicycling is a healthy physical activity for all ages. It can provide both physical and mental health benefits, including reducing the risk of cancer [1], cutting the risk of heart disease by half [2], postponing Alzheimer’s disease [3, 4], and promoting mental alertness and memory [5].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number9438011
Pages (from-to)28-57
Number of pages30
JournalIEEE Control Systems
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2021

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The research reported in this article was partly supported by research grants from the U.S. National Science Foundation (grant PFI-16114) and the Roadway Safety Institute (a Region 5 University Transportation Center for the U.S. Department of Transportation). The e-bikes used in the FOT were donated by Quality Bicycle Products.

Funding Information:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers and has been a recipient of the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation, Ralph Teetor Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers, O. Hugo Schuck Award from the American Automatic Control Council, and several best paper awards from journals and conferences. Several inventions from his laboratory have been commercialized through start-up ventures. One such company, Innotronics, was recognized among the 35 Best University Start-Ups of 2016 by the U.S. National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer.

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