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Test Course: Trucks of the Future - Summer

School of Mayo
Online - Scheduled Course
July 20, 2021 - August 14, 2021
12:00 AM to 1:30 AM GMT (GMT +00:00)
Eligible for 3 College Credits [$0.40/credit]
2 Continuing Education Units
3 Hours per Week
8 Estimated Weeks

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Introduction to autonomous vehicles (AV).  Includes history of AV, levels of autonomy, introduction to the technology utilized, ethics, laws, and security.  This course was developed in partnership with TuSimple, the world's largest and most advanced self-driving truck company with a mission to improve safety and efficiency of the trucking industry using self-driving technology. 

Jobs & Careers
Transportation Vehicle, Equipment & Systems Inspectors
Transportation Engineers
Transportation, Storage, & Distribution Managers
Transportation Planners
First-Line Supervisors of Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators

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Merrilea Mayo, Social Tech’s COO, was the founding director of two “profitable” startups, including the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP), which is is still going strong 14 years later with 164 member companies and universities. Prior to her engagement at Social Tech, Merrilea ran her own consulting company, Mayo Enterprises, specializing in workforce, innovation, technology, and the future of learning.  Earlier in her career, Merrilea was President of the Materials Research Society, a National Science Foundation Presidential Young  Investigator, and a Director within the National Academies.  Merrilea’s concept of “skills-based hiring,” tirelessly promoted by her stellar partners at Innovate+Educate, went from 0 Google hits in 2011, to a handful after Merrilea wrote the original 2012 Wikipedia entry, to 340 million today.

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