The National Laboratory of Autonomous Systems (NLAS) aims to provide efficient and innovative solutions to mobility-related research tasks via integrating expert knowledge, cutting-edge technical tools and technologies and relevant research results. The foci of research are road vehicles, aircraft and mobile robots. The activities within NLAS cover research related to mobility, technical demonstrations of functional and cooperative operation of vehicles, implementation of knowledge transfer, preparation of tenders and industrial projects, as well as support and enhancement of tertiary education courses. The research results and know-hows created in connection with the project are expected to raise the technological level of the Hungarian automotive industry. It is an aim of the NLAS to taise the social acceptance of the autonomous vehicles through the communication of research and development results, and through closer cooperation and improved communication between the industrial enterprises, the research community, and last, but not least the general public.
The NLAS, launched in 2020, is led by the SZTAKI. The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) and the Széchenyi István University (SZE) participate in the project as consortium partners.
Program of the introductory conference:
10: 00-10: 10
Katalin Sebők, National Office for Research, Development and Innovation (NKFIH) Vice President of Corporate Innovation, opening.
10: 10-10: 40
Dr. Péter Gáspár, professional manager of NLAS, SZTAKI: Presentation of the National Laboratory of Autonomous Systems. Control of autonomous road vehicles
10: 40-12: 20
Dr. Zsolt Szalay, BME: Testing and validation of autonomous road vehicles.
Dr. Viktor Tihanyi, BME: Environmental sensing, modeling and simulation in relation to autonomous vehicles.
Dr. Ferenc Szauter, SZE: Research synergies in the field of mobile robotics and autonomous transport systems.
Dr. József Váncza, SZTAKI: Autonomous robotics and production systems.
Dr. Bálint Vanek, SZTAKI: Navigation and control of autonomous aerial vehicles.
12: 20-12: 30
Dr. István Varga, BME: Closing Thoughts.
Moderator: Zsófia Fábián, SZTAKI