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Pragun Vinayak Wins Pikarsky Award for Thesis

Pragun Vinayak Wins Pikarsky Award for Thesis

At TRB this year, CTR grad student Pragun Vinayak received the  Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award in transportation science and technology from the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC). This award recognizes Pragun’s outstanding MS thesis, “Accounting for Multi-Dimensional Dependencies Among Decision-makers within a Generalized Model Framework: An Application to Understanding Shared Mobility Service Usage Levels.” …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards

Alumni Spotlight: Katherine Kortum

Alumni Spotlight: Katherine Kortum

Name: Katherine Kortum Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA Currently Residing: Washington, DC Current job: Senior Program Officer, Transportation Research Board Graduated from UT: PhD in 2012 Hobbies outside of work: I read quite a bit, and one of the perks of my place in DC is that I am two blocks from a library. And like a …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Alumni

Student Spotlight: William Alexander

Name:  William Alexander Hometown:  Huntsville, Alabama Current position:  Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Stephen Boyles Hobbies: Photography, golf, scuba Notable Honor: Named D-STOP’s 2018 Outstanding Student of the Year  Where were you before you came to pursue your graduate degree at UT? Prior to coming to UT, I earned BS degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Research Digest, February 2019: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, February 2019: TxDOT Research

The February 2019 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 19 recent publications from the research program sponsored by TxDOT’s Research and Technology Implementation Division​ (RTI). The research projects represented here cover a wide range of topics. This issue includes reports …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Benjamin Heydecker of University College London Presenting on “Control of Autonomous Vehicles”

UT is hosting a presentation by Prof. Benjamin Heydecker of University College London (UCL) on “Control of Autonomous Vehicles” on Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, in the ECJ 10th floor conference room (ECJ 10.206/10.302). ABSTRACT: Introduction of connected autonomous vehicles (cAVs) into the fleet provides an opportunity to improve the efficiency …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

Research Digest, January 2019, Federal Government Publications

Research Digest, January 2019, Federal Government Publications

CTR Library’s January 2019 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 20 publications recently made available online from entities such as the Federal Highway Administration. Abstracts and full-text links are provided for each report or product. The publications represented here cover a wide range of topics …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

2019 Longhorn List and Mixers: CTR at TRB

2019 Longhorn List and Mixers: CTR at TRB

As always, CTR has a tremendous presence at the TRB Annual Meeting. Here’s the Longhorn List: your guide to all the presentations, workshops, poster sessions, and receptions involving CTR students and faculty at the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting. Download the 2019 Longhorn List (PDF) We are hosting two events: an Alumni & Family Reception on Sunday and a …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Events

Research Digest, December 2018: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, December 2018: TxDOT Research

The December 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 11 recent publications from the research program sponsored by TxDOT’s Research and Technology Implementation Division​ (RTI). The research projects represented here cover a wide range of topics. This issue includes reports …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library