ENG to Develop Smart Car Technology With New $3.36 Million Grant

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Boston University’s College of Engineering receives a $3.36 million grant from Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop smart car technology. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF
Boston University’s College of Engineering receives a $3.36 million grant from Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop smart car technology. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

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Boston University’s College of Engineering announced Tuesday it received a $3.36 million grant to develop new smart car technology, according to a press release from the university. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy granted the funds. The grant’s recipients in ENG are working on a project that focuses on building a connected and autonomous community among cars on the road, while increasing vehicle energy efficiency by 20 percent, ENG professor Christos Cassandras said….