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D-STOP Symposium 2017 Explores Automated Vehicles

D-STOP Symposium 2017 Explores Automated Vehicles

Each year, the D-STOP Symposium brings together top experts in the field of automated vehicles, connected infrastructure, and new mobility services to share their emerging research that will impact the future of transportation planning and technology.  View the PowerPoints from the day’s event. The Data-Supported Transportation Operations and Planning Center (D-STOP) is a collaborative initiative …


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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 …


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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. …


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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 …


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Action-Packed TWS 2016 Features 5G World Debut, Startup Showcase, and UT SAVES Launch

Action-Packed TWS 2016 Features 5G World Debut, Startup Showcase, and UT SAVES Launch

The Texas Wireless Summit (TWS) is a unique event that brings the high profile of a world-class conference right to UT Austin’s front door, and it is hosted by one of the two D-STOP research units: the Wireless Networking & Communications Group (WNCG). TWS offers direct access to cutting-edge research and innovations from industry leaders, academics, …


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AT&T and Ericsson World Debut 5G Tech at UT Event

AT&T and Ericsson World Debut 5G Tech at UT Event

Millimeter wave is an essential and fundamental component for 5G mobile networks and AT&T’s plans. The 5G demo at TWS showcased the possibility and feasibility of millimeter wave radio access technology for the cellular networks of the future. Developed by Ericsson, the new systems incorporated key 5G technologies, including large system bandwidth, phased arrays with …


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Austin’s Smart City Challenge Proposal: What’s Next?

Austin’s Smart City Challenge Proposal: What’s Next?

In June, the USDOT announced that the winner of the Smart City Challenge competition was Columbus, Ohio, disappointing many in Central Texas who were hoping Austin would snag this city-changing opportunity. The USDOT had pledged up to $40 million to one city that would define the concept of a “Smart City” and become the country’s …


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