Events

D-STOP Researchers Present at SXSW’s First UT Village

D-STOP Researchers Present at SXSW’s First UT Village

In keeping with the D-STOP research mission, CTR and WNCG (Wireless Networking and Communications Group) researchers collaborated to present their cutting-edge work on connected vehicles, 3D maps, and Big Data during the first-ever UT Village at SXSW Interactive 2015. This event featured panels and interactive research demonstrations and was open to all SXSW Interactive Badge Holders. …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Conference

Inaugural D-STOP Symposium Explores Pathways to Connected, Autonomous Transportation World

Inaugural D-STOP Symposium Explores Pathways to Connected, Autonomous Transportation World

Original article by Lauren Bringle Visit the 2015 symposium archive page to find links to the day’s PowerPoint presentations. View the presentation videos on YouTube.   In 2013, 32,719 fatalities resulted from traffic crashes, most of which were caused by driver error. Across the globe, people are facing longer commutes and five Texas communities are …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

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

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

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 …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Events

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

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

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 …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Events

4th International Choice Modeling Conference to be held in Austin

4th International Choice Modeling Conference to be held in Austin

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 …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : Conference