Mobility futures Researcher at the UC Berkeley
Adam Cohen is a mobility futures researcher at Innovative Mobility Research Group at the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at UC Berkeley. Since joining the group in 2004, his research has focused on innovative mobility strategies, including urban and advanced air mobility, vehicle automation, smart cities, last mile delivery, shared mobility, smartphone apps, and other emerging technologies. Adam has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and reports on innovative and emerging transportation technologies and the future of mobility. Adam recently completed a few exploratory studies of the opportunities and challenges of Urban Air Mobility using electric vertical take-off and land (eVTOL) aircraft for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and a major original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Previously, Adam worked for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Information Technology and Telecommunications Laboratory (ITTL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). His academic background is in city and regional planning and international affairs. Adam’s unique multidisciplinary background gives him unique insight into automation, electrification, landside and airside aviation issues, and the potential impacts of innovative and disruptive technologies.
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