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Research Digest, May 2018: State DOTs

Research Digest, May 2018: State DOTs

The May 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library. This digest from CTR Library provides abstracts for 19 publications recently received from other states’ department of transportation research programs. The research projects represented here are from various states including Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Utah, and Virginia. …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Student Spotlight: Rahul Patel

Student Spotlight: Rahul Patel

Name:  Rahul Patel Hometown:  Frisco, Texas Current position:  Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Stephen Boyles Hobbies: Anything outdoors, soccer, basketball, travel, hanging out with friends Notable Honor: Named D-STOP’s 2017 Outstanding Student of the Year  Where were you before you came to pursue your graduate degree at UT? I was an undergrad at UT also, majoring in …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Researcher Spotlight: Jorge Zornberg

Researcher Spotlight: Jorge Zornberg

Dr. Jorge Zornberg, Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, and his CTR research team are revolutionizing the roads we drive on. Under his leadership, their research focuses primarily on soil structure design, geosynthetics, and waste containment facilities, with specific emphasis on the geotechnical aspects of transportation engineering. His work covers roadways, retaining walls, bridges, …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Researcher Spotlight

Research Digest, April 2018, Federal Government Publications

Research Digest, April 2018, Federal Government Publications

CTR Library’s April 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This is our first issue to include U.S. Government publications that were recently selected for our collection. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 17 publications recently made available online from the Eastern Transportation Knowledge Network, Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, …


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Research Digest, March 2018: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, March 2018: TxDOT Research

The March 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 17 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 on …


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Announcing Our New Director: Amit Bhasin

Announcing Our New Director: Amit Bhasin

AUSTIN, Texas — Amit Bhasin, associate professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering, has been named the new director of the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) at The University of Texas at Austin. He assumed the role on February 15 and is the fifth director in …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Faculty

Research Digest, February 2018: State DOTs

Research Digest, February 2018: State DOTs

The February 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library. This digest from CTR Library provides abstracts for 17 publications recently received from other states’ department of transportation research programs. The research projects represented here are from various states including Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Research Digest, January 2018: TRB

Research Digest, January 2018: TRB

The January 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts and full-text links for 16 recent publications from the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP), and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). The …


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