Events

Dr. Yildirim Presents at Paraguay’s First National Transportation Conference

Dr. Yildirim Presents at Paraguay’s First National Transportation Conference

By Maureen Kelly  |  Events

Only two international guest speakers were invited to Paraguay’s First National Transportation Conference, and CTR’s Dr. Yetkin Yildirim was one of them. Dr. Yildirim’s presentation expanded international awareness of the future of pavement preservation, featuring materials recently developed at UT, and reached many prominent figures, including Paraguay’s President and Minister of Transportation. Held in October …

Testimony, Senate Select Committee on Transportation Funding, Expenditures & Finance

Testimony, Senate Select Committee on Transportation Funding, Expenditures & Finance

By Maureen Kelly  |  Events

Because CTR’s diverse slate of researchers provides such a wide range of transportation expertise, we are uniquely qualified to provide expert testimony on a wide range of topics. In September, CTR Deputy Director Rob Harrison and Research Associate Mike Murphy testified before the Senate Select Committee on Transportation Funding, Expenditures and Financing, which is chaired …

4th International Choice Modeling Conference to be held in Austin

4th International Choice Modeling Conference to be held in Austin

By Kevyn B.  |  Conference

Chandra Bhat of the Center for Transportation Research and Thomas Adler of Resource Systems Group will host the 4th International Choice Modeling Conference (ICMC) to be held May 10-13, 2015 in Austin, Texas. The ICMC series is recognized worldwide as a premier occasion for networking with fellow choice analysis researchers, sharing cutting-edge research and developments …

CTR Researchers discuss AV issues at Austin’s Energy Thought Summit

CTR Researchers discuss AV issues at Austin’s Energy Thought Summit

By Maureen Kelly  |  Events

An offshoot of the annual Energy Thought Summit (ETS) event, ETS@Austin is a one-day event fostering thought leadership for the energy field. Held this year on September 4, ETS@Austin’s thought leaders included CTR Director Chandra Bhat, who moderated a panel titled Autonomous Vehicle Technology & Transportation, and Dr. Mike Walton, a participant on the panel …

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 …