Thursday, April 8, 2021 Session

12:00pm EST

Making It Happen: Part One

Elected Officials' Role in Creating a Welcoming Environment in the Trentons of this World

Professor, Princeton University


Alain Kornhauser
Professor, Princeton University

Assemblyman Daniel R. Benson

Jeff Brandes
Florida State Senator

Reed Gusciora
Mayor of Trenton, NJ

Richard Sun
Transportation Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor of NJ

Moderator: Alain Kornhauser, Professor, Princeton University


Alain Kornhauser is a Professor in the Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering at Princeton University, where he is also the Director of the Transportation Research Program and Faculty Chair of Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering (PAVE). Prof. Kornhauser is also the Founder of Princeton University Coalition for Automated Road Transportation Safety (CARTS).

In addition to teaching classes on Transportation Systems Analysis, Electronic Commerce, to name a few, and acting as the ORFE Director of Undergraduate Studies, Prof. Kornhauser is the Chair and Organizer of the SmartDrivingCar initiative. Prof. Kornhauser earned a Ph.D. in Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University and a BS and MS in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University

Panelist: Assemblyman Daniel R. Benson

Panelist: Jeff Brandes, Florida State Senator

Panelist: Reed Gusciora, Mayor of Trenton, NJ

Panelist: Richard Sun, Transportation Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor of NJ