Assessment methods for the improvement of small vehicle safety

Assessment methods for the improvement of small vehicle safety

Germany / United Kingdom

Project Overview

This project is linked to an activity for an NGO (http://www.ieahev.org/tasks/task-32-small-electric-vehicles/) to propose assessment methods for the improvement in the safety of small electric vehicles.

The student will be part of an online community of industrial professionals working as part of the IEA-HEV CP Taskforce 32 activity on small electric vehicles, sharing and discussing research results.

OIL Activities

  • Communication with industry professionals via web conferences – disseminating research activity and discussion around results
  • Sharing information and accessing information via shared document hosting platform
  • Contributing to conference paper
  • Working with other MSc students from both Coventry and hosted at partner organisations

OIL Outcomes

The student will develop both engineering and communication skills – with the intention to collaborate on a conference submission targeted for end of 2017.

The reflective element will be captured within the internal assessment at Coventry University.

Project Output

  • Final MSc report
  • Presentation as part of MSc
  • Collaboration on a conference paper submission targeted for end of 2017.
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