Author: Date: 2016-12-08



Prof. James M. Tien, member of the prestigious U. S. National Academy of Engineering, gave a report entitled “The Sputnik of Servgoods: Autonomous Vehicles" on September 18, 2016, during his visit to Business School, BTBU.
Dr. James M. Tien is a Distinguished Professor and the Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. His research interests include systems modeling, public policy, and decision analysis and information systems.
In the speech, Prof. Tien introduced the development background of Autonomous Vehicles, explained decision making mode of Autonomous Vehicles in details. He also concluded the characteristics of Autonomous Vehicles by comparing to the traditional mode of big data approach. His strict academic attitude and humorous speech style impressed all the attendees.
Finally, Prof. Tien had discussions with attendees.
After the speech, Fang Deying, Vice President of BTBU, met Prof. James M. Tien. They further discussed achievements of BTBU and our cooperation possibilities. 
About 50 teachers and students attended the discussion which is hosted by Prof. Yang Haoxiong, vice dean of Business School.