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Research Digest, Jan. 2017: SWUTC

Research Digest, Jan. 2017: SWUTC

CTR Library’s January 2017 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 6 publications recently made available online from Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC). The SWUTC is a consortium of universities (Texas A&M University System, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Southern University, Louisiana State …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Press Release:  Texas Partnership Chosen as Proving Grounds for Automated Vehicles

Press Release: Texas Partnership Chosen as Proving Grounds for Automated Vehicles

TEXAS PARTNERSHIP CHOSEN AS PROVING GROUNDS FOR AUTOMATED VEHICLES Research institutions partner with cities, regions, and TxDOT to advance development of connected and automated vehicle technologies News Release For Immediate Release January 24, 2017 AUSTIN – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has named Texas a national Automated Vehicle (AV) Proving Ground for the testing …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

CTR Named BTIC for Texas Triangle

CTR Named BTIC for Texas Triangle

The USDOT selected CTR as a Beyond Traffic Innovation Center (BTIC), one of eighteen nationwide. In their recently released report, Beyond Traffic 2045, the USDOT outlines America’s growing need for improvements to its transportation system and designated these eighteen BTICs to address that need. The USDOT identified eleven megaregions in the US that require particular attention, and …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards

Student Spotlight: Ehsan Jafari

Student Spotlight: Ehsan Jafari

Name:  Ehsan Jafari Hometown:  Kerman, Iran Current position:  Graduate Research Assistant Hobbies: Hiking, biking, traveling, reading Where were you before you came to pursue your graduate degree at UT? I completed my undergraduate studies at University of Kerman, Iran in 2007 and received my Master’s degree from University of Tehran, Iran 2010, both in Electrical …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Student Spotlight

D-STOP Presentations at Home and Abroad

D-STOP Presentations at Home and Abroad

Our researchers continue to be in demand, and continue to provide their expertise to a variety of outlets. Following is a small sampling of the many presentations made worldwide in the last six months of 2016. For a more comprehensive listing, see our Presentations page. Robert Heath Dr. Heath was invited as a panelist for …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

D-STOP Pursues Workforce Education Mission

D-STOP Pursues Workforce Education Mission

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: 2016 Summer Internship: D-STOP supported four undergrad interns in the third annual University Transportation Center-Undergraduate Internship (UTC-UI) program hosted at The University of Texas at Austin. …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Heath Named One of 2016’s Highly Cited Researchers

Heath Named One of 2016’s Highly Cited Researchers

D-STOP researcher Robert Heath has been recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher. The Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate Analytics (formerly the IP and Science business of Thomson Reuters) is a list released annually that recognizes researchers from around the globe leading the way in the field of sciences and social sciences, and represents some of the …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP