Nov. 2, 2012
Public Affairs Office
PRETORIA, South Africa--ERDC’s International Research Office (IRO) provided support to the recent 12th European Regional Conference of the International Society for Terrain Vehicle Systems (ISTVS), Pretoria, South Africa.
The conference, organized by Pretoria University and partially supported by a grant from the ERDC IRO, brought together approximately 60 scientists and engineers from more than 15 countries, consisting of 42 technical presentations in nine technical sessions including terramechanics; tires, wheels and tracks modeling; soil and terrain modeling and characterization; vehicle dynamics, mobility, and safety; and test and measurement.
Currently, ERDC Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory Researcher Dr. Sally Shoop serves as the ISTVS president.
Learn more about ISTVS at http://www.istvs.org/.