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Timo Woopen M.Sc.
Manager Research Area
Vehicle Intelligence & Automated Driving
+49 241 80 23549


Architecture and Technologies for Orchestrating Automotive Agility

© Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika) - RWTH Aachen University / Lutz Eckstein Electric, connected and automated. The transformation of road traffic wants to be actively shaped and contribute …



Disruptive Modular Architecture for Agile, Automated Vehicle Concepts

UNICARagil unites the competences of leading German universities in the field of automated driving and selected industrial partners, to rethink future mobility and vehicles with their development processes. …



AI-Based CCAM: Trustworthy, Explainable, and Accountable

Research on Connected and Cooperative Automated Mobility (CCAM) is blooming thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI), which has made an outstanding breakthrough with the emergence of sophisticated Deep Learning …



Safety assUraNce fRamework for connected, automated mobIlity SystEms

Safety assurance of Cooperative, Connected, and Automated Mobility (CCAM) technologies and systems is a crucial factor for their successful adoption in society, yet it remains to be a significant challenge. …



6G research hub for open, efficient and secure mobile communication systems

The 6GEM consortium, comprising of five universities and four research institutions and coordinated by RWTH Aachen University, researches future sixth-generation (6G) wireless communication networks. The …



Addressing the challenges of introducing higher automation

The EU Hi-Drive project addresses problems that currently stand in the way of the introduction of highly automated driving. The overall goal is to improve automated driving. The project addresses systems …



Vehicles and VRU Virtual eValuation of Road Safety

The Project Vehicles and VRU Virtual eValuation of Road Safety (V4Safety) deals with the harmonization of a method for the effectiveness analysis of traffic solutions. Driver assistance systems, as well …



Fail-safe and efficient electric drive system for robot taxis

The AnRox project addresses intelligent fail-safe drive systems for future automated vehicles as a basis for safe operation, high user acceptance and economic business models for providers. The aim is …



Empathic human-machine interaction for increasing acceptance of automated driving

A central prerequisite for the successful market launch of partially, highly and fully automated driving functions is, in addition to the technical implementation, acceptance by potential users. Two decisive …


V&V Methods

Verification and validation methods of automated vehicles Level 4 and 5

To introduce fully automated and autonomous driving, testing is an essential part. Funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, 23 well-known partners from industry and research develop methods …



Holistic Approach for Driver Role Integration and Automation Allocation for European Mobility Needs

The European project HADRIAN, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme, is dedicated to the definition of a safe and acceptable driver role during automated driving. Especially the repeated transitions …



Competence Network for Automated and Connected Mobility North Rhine-Westphalia

The Automated and Connected Mobility Competence Network North Rhine-Westphalia (innocam.NRW) is the central exchange platform for players in automated and connected mobility. The network supports all players …


The hearing sense of vehicles

Potentials of the technical reproduction of the human hearing in vehicles

The vehicle of the future must be able to hear. The sounds that surround our vehicles on the road provide important information about the current traffic situation, the weather and road conditions as well …


SET Level

Simulation based development and testing of automated driving

The project SET Level addresses the simulation-based development and testing of Level 4 and 5 vehicles for urban areas. Numerical simulation methods will be further developed and new mechanisms for model …



Corridor for New Mobility Aachen - Düsseldorf

Automated and connected driving offers great potential for increasing traffic safety and efficiency as well as social participation. However, the development of automated and connected vehicles poses immense …



Harmonized European Solutions for Testing Automated Road Transport

The HEADSTART project is a European project to develop and define a harmonized validation methodology for Connected and Automated Driving (CAD) functions. There are several countries all over Europe by …



Kooperative Mobilität im digitalen Testfeld Düsseldorf

Automated driving and connected mobility offers great potential for improving traffic safety and efficiency. However, all involved parties must face new challenges in the process of developing automated …



Piloting Automated Driving on European Roads

The L3Pilot project investigates how automated driving can be implemented as a safe and efficient means of transportation and what effects arise from the introduction of automated vehicles. The focus is …



High-precision digital traffic recording as a basis for future mobility research

This project aims at a currently missing, but very crucial component for addressing important challenges in the field of connected and automated driving on public roads. The goal is to record traffic events …



Center for European Research on Mobility Urban Validation Environment

The objective of CERMcity is to create an open urban validation environment in which especially SME can validate their developments in the field of connected driving. In order to create sustainable mobility, …



Kooperative Mobilität im digitalen Testfeld Düsseldorf

In cooperation between partners from traffic engineering and automobile industry, V2X services that interconnect vehicles with the infrastructure will be provided in the test field Düsseldorf. This …



Intelligence for efficiently electrified and automated driving through sensor networking

Automated driving functions for highway and parking scenarios are already available in series production and have reached an advanced status in research for higher automation level. In these scenarios …


highD Dataset

The Highway Drone Dataset

The highD dataset is a new dataset of naturalistic vehicle trajectories recorded on German highways. Using a drone, typical limitations of established traffic data collection methods such as occlusions …



Robuste Architektur durch geeignete Paradigmen für Kooperativ Interagierende Automobile

Heutige Fahrzeuge besitzen eine E/E-Architektur, welche ein statisches, begrenztes, abgeschlossenes System implementiert. Sie bewegen sich in einem Umfeld, auf das sie zwar eine Wirkung ausüben, diese …



Center for integrative Traffic investigation

The objective of CiTi is to establish methods and infrastructure at RWTH Aachen University which allow to reliably assess the effectiveness of innovative technologies in the field of connected mobility. …



Automated driving applications and technologies for Intelligent Vehicles

Automated vehicles can contribute towards enhanced traffic safety by assisting drivers and minimising human errors. They are also expected to make traffic flow more efficiently, ensuring optimal driving …



Center for European Research on Mobility

The project CERM aims at developing a modular test environment for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication at RWTH Aachen University, which will be the basis for further research …



DEvelopment platform for Safe and Efficient dRiVE

DESERVE aims at designing and developing a Tool Platform for embedded Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to exploit the benefits of cross-domain software reuse, standardised interfaces, and easy …



Assessment methodologies for forward looking integrated pedestrian and further extension to cyclist safety systems

In spite of continuously improved safety measures in cars, pedestrians and cyclists are still particularly at risk. In 2009, pedestrians have been accounting for more than 19 % of road fatalities in the …



Accident Avoidance by Active Intervention for Intelligent Vehicles

The objective of the European research project interactIVe (accident avoidance by active intervention for Intelligent Vehicles) is to get a step closer to the vision of an accident-free traffic by developing …



Testing Methods for Active Safety Functions

The goal of the support action ActiveTest was to increase road safety by supporting the introduction of active safety functions, which allow mitigation or even avoidance of accidents. During the course …



EUROPEAN LARGE-SCALE FIELD Operational Tests on In-Vehicle Systems

Road safety, energy efficiency and traffic congestion are the main challenges facing European transportation according to the Intelligent Car Initiative (ICI), launched by the European Commission in 2006. …



PARallele Implementierungs-Strategien für das Hochautomatisierte Fahren

The goal of the project PARIS is the development of a new highly parallel processing unit with optimized cores for the calculation of complex and computationally intensive fusion algorithms. A major field …



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