Publications

New Centimeter-Accurate GPS System Could Transform Virtual Reality and Mobile Devices

New Centimeter-Accurate GPS System Could Transform Virtual Reality and Mobile Devices

Original article written by Sandra Zaragoza AUSTIN, Texas — D-STOP researchers have developed a centimeter-accurate GPS-based positioning system that could revolutionize geolocation on virtual reality headsets, cellphones, and other technologies, making global positioning and orientation far more precise than what is currently available on a mobile device. The researchers’ new system could allow unmanned aerial vehicles …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Research Digest, Nov.2014: TxDOT Research

The November 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This issue of the digest provides abstracts for 18 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program publications that were published in September, October, and early November. These publications are from ongoing or completed research projects sponsored through …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

Research Digest, Sep. 2014: TxDOT Research

The September 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This issue of the digest provides abstracts for 18 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program publications that were published in August and September. These publications are from ongoing or completed research projects sponsored through the TxDOT …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

CTR Shows Its Multidisciplinary Strength

CTR Shows Its Multidisciplinary Strength

CTR recently completed a multidisciplinary project that developed a Stretch and Flex program for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). This initiative merged CTR’s transportation fieldwork expertise with the healthy movement know-how of the UT Department of Kinesiology (one of the top 5 Departments of Kinesiology in the country). “This research project was an excellent …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Publications

Bhat on the Big Screen

Bhat on the Big Screen

In 2013, CTR Director Chandra Bhat was asked to participate in a UT Austin video project called “Longhorn Game Changers” (formerly known as “Professors of Excellence”). These videos showcase UT Austin’s most dynamic and inspirational faculty who are leading their fields. Shown throughout the year at athletic events, these videos have been well received by …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

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

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

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 …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Events