Noah J. Goodall, Ph.D., P.E.
 
Research Scientist
Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, a partnership between the Virginia Department of Transportation and the University of Virginia.

Phone: 434-293-1905
Email: njg2q @ virginia . edu, noah.goodall @ vdot . virginia . gov

Curriculum vitae


Research

My research interests are in traffic operations, intelligent transportation systems, and vehicle communication and automation.

My profile on Google Scholar, ORCID, ResearcherID, Academia.edu, and ResearchGate.

Publications

Goodall, N. J. (forthcoming). Vehicle Automation and the Duty to Act. Proceedings of the 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems. Detroit, MI.

Goodall, N. J. (forthcoming). Ethical Decision Making During Automated Vehicle Crashes. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

Goodall, N. J. (2014). Machine Ethics and Automated Vehicles. In Meyer, G. and Beiker, S. (eds.) Road Vehicle Automation, Lecture Notes in Mobility Series. Springer, Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-05990-7_9

Goodall, N. J., Park, B., and Smith, B. L. (2014). Microscopic Estimation of Arterial Vehicle Positions in a Low Penetration Rate Connected Vehicle Environment. Journal of Transportation Engineering. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000716

Goodall, N. J., Smith, B. L, and Park, B. (2014). Microscopic Estimation of Freeway Vehicle Positions from the Behavior of Connected Vehicles. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations. doi:10.1080/15472450.2014.889926

Goodall, N. J., Smith, B. L, and Park, B. (2013). Traffic Signal Control with Connected Vehicles. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. doi:10.3141/2381-08

Goodall, N. J. (2013). Real-Time Prediction of Vehicle Locations in a Connected Vehicle Environment. Report for Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research: VCTIR 14-R4.

Goodall, N. J., Smith, B. L, and Park, B. (2012). Microscopic Estimation of Freeway Vehicle Positions Using Mobile Sensors. Proceedings of the 91st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.

Goodall, N. J. and Smith, B. L. (2010). What Drives Decisions of Single-Occupant Travelers in High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes? Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. doi:10.3141/2178-17

Smith, B. L., Byrne, K. G., Copperman, R. B., Hennessy, S. M., and Goodall, N. J. (2004). An Investigation Into the Impact of Rainfall on Freeway Traffic Flow. Proceedings of the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.

Dissertation: Traffic Signal Control with Connected Vehicles. (2013).


Posters

Goodall, N. J., Park, B., and Smith, B. L. Microscopic Estimation of Arterial Vehicle Positions in a Low Penetration Rate Connected Vehicle Environment. 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, DC, January 2014.

Goodall, N. J. Ethical Decision Making in Automated Vehicles During Unavoidable Crashes. Transportation Research Board's 2nd Annual Workshop on Road Vehicle Automation. Stanford, CA, July 16, 2013.

Goodall, N. J. Ethical Decision Making in Autonomous Vehicles During Unavoidable Crashes. University of Virginia Presidential Poster Competition. Charlottesville, VA, May 3, 2013.

Goodall, N. J., Smith, B. L, and Park, B. Traffic Signal Control with Connected Vehicles. 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, DC, January 2013.

Goodall, N. J., Smith, B. L., and Park, B. Predicting the Locations of Many Vehicles from the Behaviors of a Few. University of Virginia Presidential Poster Competition. Charlottesville, VA, May 4, 2012.

Goodall, N. J., Smith, B. L, and Park, B. Microscopic Estimation of Freeway Vehicle Positions from the Behaviors of Probe Vehicles. University of Virginia Engineering Research Symposium. Charlottesville, VA, March 30, 2012.

Goodall, N. J. and Smith, B. L. Traffic Signal Control with Connected Vehicles. University of Virginia Engineering Research Symposium. Charlottesville, VA, April 1, 2011.

Smith, B. L, Venkatanarayana, R., Park, H., Goodall, N. J., and Skerrit, C. Traffic Signal Control Algorithms Utilizing Unique IntelliDrive Capabilities. 90th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, DC, January 2011.


Media

Bailey, Ronald. The Moral Case for Self-Driving Cars. Reason. August/September 2014.

Newman, Jared. How to Make Driverless Cars Behave. TIME. June 6, 2014.

Should Robot Cars Be Programmed to Kill You If It Will Save More Lives? The Huffington Post UK. May 13, 2014.

Lin, Patrick. The Robot Car of Tomorrow May Just Be Programmed to Hit You. Wired: Autopia. May 6, 2014.

Li, Kevin. Google's Self-Driving Car Costs $75K: Not Enough Urban Miles for Reliable Safety Statistics; Is It Moral? Latin Post. April 29, 2014.

Young, Nora. Autonomous Car Ethics. Spark 248, CBC Radio. Toronto, Canada, April 13, 2014.

Sinclair, Les. Dr. Noah Goodall on Self-Driving Cars. Charlottesville Right Now, 1070 WINA Newsradio. Charlottesville, VA, April 7, 2014.

Stock, Kyle. The Problem With Self-Driving Cars: They Don't Cry. Businessweek.com. April 3, 2014.

Bots, Paul. Auto Beslist over Leven en Dood [Car Decides on Life and Death]. Spectrum, De Persdienst. The Netherlands, March 15, 2014.