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Dr. Umesh Gandhi awarded for his work at TRINA

Events, TRINA

Dr. Umesh Gandhi was elevated to the SPE fellow grade by the Society of Plastic Engineers at a recent virtual awards ceremony.

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New paper Published About Large-Scale Three-Dimensional Anisotropic Topology Optimization Technique

Research, In the News, TRINA

ERD and TOYOTA CENTRAL R&D LABS (TCRDL) published a joint paper titled “Large-Scale Three-Dimensional Anisotropic Topology Optimization of Variable-Axial Lightweight Composite Structures” to Journal of Mechanical Design.

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By Understanding How Fat Reacts To Force, Automakers May Be Able To Design Safer Cars

Research, In the News, CSRC

For the first time, researchers from the University of Virginia and Toyota have described how human fat tissue behaves under forces typical of motor-vehicle crashes, closing a vulnerable gap in car safety research while offering a valuable resource for manufacturers seeking to make safer vehicles. 

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2022 LEXUS LS 500H ARRIVES THIS FALL WITH LEXUS TEAMMATE ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE TECHNOLOGY

In the News, IVS

The first-generation LS debuted in 1989 with the monumental goal of shaping the Lexus brand. It built the foundation of Lexus by its exceptional quietness, comfort and refinement, and each subsequent generation has embraced the spirit of constant innovation through new technology.

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Toyota Is Offering Life-Saving Technology For Free

Research, In the News, CSRC

Toyota isn’t giving away something that everybody wants, but it is offering up technology that’s very important to engineers who work on improving how vehicles protect passengers in accidents.

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Respect For People Through Automated Vehicle Safety

Research, CSRC

Next up on our exclusive Collaborative Safety Research Center series is Jason Hallman, principal engineer, Integrated Vehicle Systems. Jason proposes the question: how do we standardize safety practices for future mobility products?

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ITL Receives “Best Paper Award” at 2020 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference

Events, ITL

Learn more at the IEEE Vehicular Network Conference website (VNC).

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Toyota Has The Brains To Uncover The Science Behind Mobility Solutions

Research, CSRC

Toyota’s CSRC team wants to introduce you to John Lenneman. As a senior principal research scientist, John loves a good brain game.

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Toyota CSRC Funding Four New Safety Research Studies

Research, In the News, CSRC

The Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) is investing $1-million in four research projects aimed at enabling safer and more efficient mobility systems by exploring driver behavior in different environments, monitoring driver health and identifying driver error when interacting with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) technologies.

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Toyota Driver Monitoring Sensors Could Detect Heart Trouble

In the News, Research, CSRC

Pujitha Gunaratne, a principal scientist at the Toyota Collaborative Safety Research Center, hopes to do that by developing in-car sensors to keep tabs on drivers’ health while they are piloting their car.

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