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Kevin Vincent is Director of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Automotive Research and the National Transport Design Centre at Coventry University. His role encompasses leading the Centres’ relationships with Industry and Government focusing in particular on the strategy for Connectivity and Automation in transport, managing stakeholder management with national and local authorities and industry to generate new projects and contribute to driving the research and skills agenda.
He has over thirty years’ experience in product and business development in the transportation industry both in private and public sectors with specific interest in EU & nationally-funded collaborative research and development projects.
Including previous roles at PERA Innovation Ltd, Altair Engineering Ltd, and as Director of his own limited company, he has developed and supported the successful funding of in excess of £20M of innovation projects. He has worked across several disparate sectors from design and creative industries to automotive and aerospace, with particular focus on lightweight and low carbon connected and automated transport and transportation systems with the objective of promoting research and impact in new environmentally sustainable forms of mobility.
Kevin currently is a member of the UK Automotive Council mission for Intelligent Connected and Automated Mobility in the Regulation and Resilience working group and sits on the Advisory Group for the National Digital Twin Hub and as an Associate Director with the Connected Places Catapult.
Kevin Vincent's research interest centres on the use of digitalisation to promote confidence in the verification and validation of safe and efficient connected and automated transport through scenario based testing methodologies. He is Currently Technical Co-Author for the British Standards Institute 1887 Flex guide on Human Factors for Remote Monitoring and Teleoperation for Self-Driving Vehicles.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Associate Director, Connected Places Catapult
1 Jul 2023 → 30 Jun 2024
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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years
11/08/21 → 30/09/22
1/01/21 → 30/06/22
- 1 Chapter
How autonomous vehicles can contribute to emission reductions, fuel economy improvements and safety?Vincent, K., Bouali, F., Haas, O., Christensen, J., Bastien, C., Davies, H., Taghavifar, H., Diederich, A. & Harrison, A., 18 Aug 2022, Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance (Second Edition): Towards Zero Carbon Transportation. Folkson, R. & Sapsford, S. (eds.). 2 ed. United States, United Kingdom: Woodhead Publishing, p. 711-741 31 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter › peer-review