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Private companies and public officials are seeking sustainable and cost effective ways to green supply chains and freight deliveries. There is enthusiasm regarding the potential benefits that innovative technologies such as drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can generate. This presentation discusses key issues and insights that arise from modeling the logistical, and environmental performance of UAVs.
Miguel is a Professor of civil and environmental engineering, director of the Transportation Technology and People (TTP) research lab, widely cited scholar and member of the Transportation Research Board Network Modeling Committee and Transportation and Logistics Committee. His research investigates things like the Impact of Advanced Technologies on Livability and Multimodal Transportation Performance Measures in Arterial Corridors, Exploiting New Data Sources to Quantify Arterial Congestion and Performance Measures at a Regional Scale, and more.
Drone aircraft, Electric automobiles, Greenhouse gas mitigation
Environmental Engineering | Transportation Engineering
Figliozzi, Miguel, "How Sustainable Are Drone (UAV) Deliveries?" (2018). PSU Transportation Seminars. 149.