2016 September 15

Student Spotlight: Rachel Hure

Student Spotlight: Rachel Hure

Name:  Rachel Hure Hometown:  San Luis Obispo, California Current position:  Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Amit Bhasin Hobbies: I enjoy playing intramural soccer and volleyball with other engineering graduate students, as well as swimming in my free time. I also love getting involved on campus through organizations such as Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Student Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight: Jeff LaMondia

Alumni Spotlight: Jeff LaMondia

Name: Jeffrey LaMondia Hometown: Enfield, CT Currently Residing: Auburn, AL Current job: Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Auburn University Graduated from UT: 2010 Hobbies outside of work: I love music—both playing in the local Wind Ensembles and attending concerts (I try to make it back to Austin City Limits Music Festival as frequently as I …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Alumni

Austin’s Smart City Challenge Proposal: What’s Next?

Austin’s Smart City Challenge Proposal: What’s Next?

In June, the USDOT announced that the winner of the Smart City Challenge competition was Columbus, Ohio, disappointing many in Central Texas who were hoping Austin would snag this city-changing opportunity. The USDOT had pledged up to $40 million to one city that would define the concept of a “Smart City” and become the country’s …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles