Dr. Miguel Andres Figliozzi – Drones for Commercial Last-mile Deliveries: A Discussion of Economic, Logistical, and Environmental Tradeoffs

When:
September 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017-09-15T11:00:00-04:00
2017-09-15T12:00:00-04:00
Where:
ITS Lab and Testbed, SF3103 , University of Toronto
10 King's College Rd
Toronto, ON M5S 3G8
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Pat Doherty
416-978-4175

Private companies and public officials are seeking sustainable and cost effective ways to green supply chains and freight deliveries. There is enthusiasm regarding the potential benefits that innovative technologies such as drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can generate. This presentation discusses key issues and insights that arise from modeling the economic, logistical, and environmental performance of UAVs.

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Dr. Miguel Andres Figliozzi

Dr. Miguel Andres Figliozzi is a Professor in the Civil and Environmental Department at Portland State University. Prof. Figliozzi directs the multidisciplinary Transportation Technology and People (TTP) lab and has published extensively in the area of vehicle technologies, urban deliveries, and routing-logistics.


This seminar is presented by the University of Toronto Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter.