2016 December 21

Murphy Called On to Testify at Capitol

Murphy Called On to Testify at Capitol

The Texas House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation invited CTR researcher Dr. Mike Murphy to testify at a September 28, 2016, hearing on oversize/overweight (OS/OW) vehicles. Because of his expertise in this area, this was not his first visit to Transportation Committee hearings. In this most recent testimony, Dr. Murphy briefed the Committee on federal …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Freight

Research Digest, December 2016: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, December 2016: TxDOT Research

The December 2016 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 14 recent publications from the research program sponsored by TxDOT’s Research and Technology Implementation Office​ (RTI). The research projects represented here cover a wide range of topics. This issue includes technical …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Ferron and Saleh Promoted

CAEE Department Head Rich Corsi recently announced that two faculty members who work with CTR have been promoted, effective September 1, 2017: Navid Saleh to Associate Professor and Raissa Ferron to Associate Professor. Notes Corsi, “They are each wonderful colleagues and will be a big part of the future and success of our CAEE community.” …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Faculty

Levin, Jafari, Vinayak, and Pandey Recognized for Academic Achievement

Levin, Jafari, Vinayak, and Pandey Recognized for Academic Achievement

CTR is proud to announce that its students have continued their tradition of excellence, receiving recognition in recent months from ITS Texas—the Texas chapter of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America)—as well as the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC). Three CTR students won 2016 ITS Texas Scholarships: Michael Levin received a scholarship …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards

Many CTR Researchers Recognized for Their Excellent Work

Many CTR Researchers Recognized for Their Excellent Work

CTR faculty and professional researchers have been greatly honored for their research contributions these last few months. Congratulations to everyone! Following are some highlights. Paper/Publication Recognition Jennifer Duthie and Mason Gemar (who left CTR just last month to work on GM’s Autonomous Vehicle Technology team in Austin), along with former student Zeina Wafa (M.S.E., 2014), won …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards