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Environment, Climate Change, and Terramechanics

ISTVS Resource Initiative Update from ISTVS Resource Initiative editor Alex Keen— Concerns and action from governments over reducing and correcting the effects of climate change are gaining importance and support from citizens in most countries. Legislation for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is being enacted and is gaining support, and, in some countries, there is already pressure to reduce the deadline and move to net carbon capture — cities like Manchester in the UK are already setting more demanding targets than the national government.

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ISTVS Professional Advancement Course

ISTVS is pleased to invite you to explore the trending tools and applications of terramechanics. Six top speakers from different backgrounds and perspectives will deliver five hour-long talks about the influence of artificial intelligence on terramechanics, terramechanics applied to planetary exploration, geospatial and seasonal mobility analysis, advanced modeling tools, and terramechanics applied to military vehicles. Space limited, separate registration required. » https://conference.istvs.org/registration-prague

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Open PhD Position: Vehicle and Robotics Engineering Lab

We are pleased to share this announcement of a PhD student position from Professor and Editor-in-Chief Vladimir Vantsevich: Vehicle Road, Off-Road and Aero-Dynamics, Inverse Dynamics Problems and Control, Open PhD Position, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Prague Registration Open!

Registration for the 15th ISTVS European-African Regional Conference, taking place in Prague, Czech Republic, on September 8-11, 2019, is now open. Full registration details here » Registration

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The 2019 Nevada Automotive Test Center ISTVS Student Travel Scholarship is awarded to Hannah Lyness, Carnegie Mellon University

Hannah Lyness, a PhD student at Carnegie Mellon University, is the recipient of the 2019 Nevada Automotive Test Center ISTVS Student Travel Scholarship. Congratulations Hannah. The Nevada Automotive Test Center has provided this $1000 travel award to Ms. Lyness to attend and present at the 2019 ISTVS Conference in Prague, Czech Republic. Hannah has submitted an abstract titled “An Evaluation of Reconfigurable Wheel-Track Testbeds for Military Vehicles “. Please congratulate Hannah when you meet in Prague in September. And thanks to the Nevada Automotive Test Center.

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