2016 May

Research Digest, May 2016: State DOTs

Research Digest, May 2016: State DOTs

The May 2016 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library. This digest from CTR Library provides abstracts for 20 publications recently received from other states’ department of transportation research programs. The research projects represented here are from various states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

D-STOP’s 2016 Undergrad Interns & Symposium Schedule Announced

D-STOP, in coordination with another USDOT Tier 1 research unit, the Center for Highway Pavement Preservation, will be hosting an 11-week summer internship for engineering undergraduates interested in transportation. The University Transportation Center (UTC) Undergraduate Internship (UI) will provide interns with unique insight into transportation education and help prepare them for a possible career in the field. …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Boyles Given Dean’s Award for Outstanding Engineering Teaching

CTR congratulates Dr. Stephen Boyles, who has received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching by an Assistant Professor. UT Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering annually grants this award to recognize outstanding classroom teaching by an assistant professor to promote and encourage exceptional teaching in a faculty member’s early career. Recipients must demonstrate effective teaching as reflected through mechanisms such …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards

Eno Names Bhat to List of Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders

Eno Names Bhat to List of Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders

The Eno Center for Transportation, a non-profit think tank that works in federal transportation policy and transportation leadership development, recently partnered with the Council of University Transportation Centers to identify 10 of the most forward-looking transportation academics working in the field today, creating the “Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders in Academia” list. Established in part to honor the late Professor …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards

Workforce Education Continues Apace

Workforce Education Continues Apace

D-STOP continues its workforce education mission, using a variety of approaches to reach out to the next generation of engineers. Here is a sampling of some of our efforts: Explore UT: Held annually at UT Austin, Explore UT aims to inform students, parents, teachers, and community members from across the state about the importance of …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Robert Heath Recognized for Research Accomplishments

Robert Heath Recognized for Research Accomplishments

D-STOP’s Dr. Robert Heath has been achieving tremendous recognition as of late. Heath is part of a team selected as one of three finalists for the prestigious European Inventor Award in the Non-European Countries category. The team was led by Heath’s PhD advisor, Prof. Arogyaswami Paulraj of Stanford University, and recognized for its contributions to Faster …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP