Events

CTR Staff @ CAEE Awards

CTR Staff @ CAEE Awards

By Joey Williams  |  Awards

The 2014 Civil, Architectural, Environmental Engineering (CAEE) departmental award ceremony was held on May 9, 2014.  Seven CTR staff members were recognized for service, performance, and excellence. Vicki Simpson and Kevyn Barnes were awarded CAEE Staff Excellence Awards and Vicki also received her 30–year service award. Nabeel Khwaja and Lisa Macias were both recognized for …

2014 CTR Symposium Recap

2014 CTR Symposium Recap

By Kevyn B.  |  CTR Annual Symposium

The 2014 CTR Symposium was held on April 23 at the Commons Learning Center at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus. This year’s focus was the celebration of 50 years of innovation in transportation research, with additional presentations looking into the future. The keynote panel, comprised of researchers from the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory (FESL), highlighted …

New CTR logo and website!

New CTR logo and website!

By Joey Williams  |  CTR Library

Reflects focus on collaboration, innovation, and education. Friends of CTR- Over the past 50 years, the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) has undertaken pioneering efforts to improve transportation safety and accessibility, and enhance the economic vitality and the social vibrancy of our region, our state, and our country. So, as we celebrate 50 years of …

2014 Symposium Poster Session

By Kevyn B.  |  CTR Annual Symposium

The Center for Transportation Research is pleased to announce the following technical posters that will be on view at the 2014 CTR Symposium, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The posters represent current transportation research projects being conducted at The University of Texas at Austin. Graduate students and professional researchers will be on hand to answer questions …

2014 CTR Symposium

By Kevyn B.  |  CTR Annual Symposium

The Center for Transportation Research will host its annual symposium on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation.” The symposium will be held at the Commons Center at The University of Texas at Austin Pickle Research Campus, 10100 Burnet Road (map and directions). 2014 Symposium Schedule …

CTR @ SXSW

CTR @ SXSW

By Joey Williams  |  Electric / Alternate fuel vehicles

Over the past several years, the South by Southwest Interactive Festival has rapidly become one of the most prominent technology and innovation gatherings in the world. This year, the festival’s focus was broadened to include thought leaders in the new Intelligent Future theme, giving more room to the Internet of Things and how it can …

TRB Vehicle Automation Workshop @ Stanford

By Joey Williams  |  Events

One of the perks of participating in TRB’s 2nd Annual Workshop on Road Vehicle Automation at Stanford – getting to ride in a Google car! Dr. Kara Kockelman took part in the recent workshop, and got a first-hand look at the new technology in action. You can view Kara’s TRB presentation poster here. This five-day …

Two-Lift Paving Workshop

By Joey Williams  |  Events

A Two-Lift Concrete Paving (2LCP) workshop was organized as a part of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project 0-6749: Feasibility Study of Two-Lift Concrete Paving (2LCP). This workshop was conducted at the J. J. Pickle Research Campus (PRC), The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX on May 23rd, 2013. Dr. Jiong Hu of …