Instill Autonomous Driving Technology into Undergraduates via Project-Based Learning

Weitian Wang, Laura Paulino

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Abstract

Autonomous driving is seeing fast-growing development in recent years. In order to broaden the current generation's career pathways to this cutting-edge field, it is necessary to instill autonomous driving technology to our STEM students, who are not majoring in automotive engineering. This work-in-progress paper presents an underway new exploration to nurture undergraduate students with autonomous driving knowledge through a comprehensive hands-on program using the project-based learning pedagogy. Students in different groups will collaborate and exploit their problem-solving skills by developing a 1/10-scale autonomous vehicle on a scaleddown driving platform. The vehicle is configured with three main functions: pre-collision detection, lane tracking, and road sign recognition. Hardware and software systems of this autonomous vehicle are described in this paper. In the preliminary results, we present a developed vehicle that will be used to testify the functions of the hardware system and verify the feasibility of the proposed on-road applications. Future work of this project is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2021 11th IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference, ISEC 2021
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages284-287
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781665413831
DOIs
StatePublished - 2021
Event11th IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference, ISEC 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: 30 Jun 2021 → …

Publication series

Name2021 11th IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference, ISEC 2021

Conference

Conference11th IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference, ISEC 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirtual, Online
Period30/06/21 → …

Keywords

  • Autonomous driving
  • Hands-on experience
  • Intelligent transportation
  • Project-based learning.

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