Maureen Kelly

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.” …


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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 …


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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 …


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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 …


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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 …


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D-STOP Presentation Portfolio Spring 2018

D-STOP Presentation Portfolio Spring 2018

Here’s a handy way to get an overview of some of the current D-STOP projects: peruse the presentations provided at April’s Business Advisory Council meeting. These files provide project updates and describe center initiatives. General D-STOP overview General SAVES overview [SAVES (Situation-Aware Vehicular Engineering Systems) is a research center within UT’s Wireless Networking and Communications …


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D-STOP Research Spotlight: The Transportation Data Discovery Environment

D-STOP Research Spotlight: The Transportation Data Discovery Environment

Initiated in January 2015, the Transportation Data Discovery Environment (also known as the Data Rodeo) project leverages the computing resources and expertise at UT to develop a “data discovery environment” (DDE) for transportation data to aid in agency decision-making and research. Read GCN Many efforts focus on leveraging transportation data to help travelers make decisions, …


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Transferring D-STOP Technology

Following are some highlights of our most recent technology transfer activities. See a full listing of D-STOP presentations. Industry Affiliations Deepened: April 11, 2018 D-STOP was designed to be collaborative and promote data-based technology development in a variety of industry and academic organizations. In fact, the center spurred the creation of another, complementary center: UT …


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