Publications

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

Chandra Bhat Receives Humboldt Research Award

Chandra Bhat Receives Humboldt Research Award

News Release For Immediate Release May 2, 2014 Chandra Bhat awarded Humboldt Research Award Chandra Bhat, Director of the Center for Transportation Research at the University of Texas, was recently awarded a Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. This prestigious award is given to “recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Awards

TxDOT Sound Barrier in Dallas

For anyone living in a densely populated urban area located next to a big highway moving lots of cars, they will testify to the amount of noise the roadways can generate. It significantly impacts the surrounding neighborhoods, and adversely affects their quality of life. Such was the case in the Dallas neighborhood of Edgefield off …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Environment

CTR @ SXSW

CTR @ SXSW

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 …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Electric / Alternate fuel vehicles

Research Digest January 2014: State DOTs

The January 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 18 publications from other states’ department of transportation research programs. The research projects represented here are from Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington and cover a wide range of …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

Research Digest, December 2013: TxDOT

The December 2013 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. The issue of the digest provides abstracts for 14 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program publications that were published from September through December. These publications are from ongoing or completed research projects sponsored through the TxDOT …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

Emerging Transportation Technology in Texas

Study Finds Technology is Future of Transportation in Texas News Release For Immediate Release December 18, 2013 AUSTIN, Texas – A report encouraging investment in new transportation technologies in Texas – like self-driving cars – has been released by the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) at The University of Texas at Austin. Commissioned by the …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

CTR Students and Faculty Win Big at CUTC Awards

NEWS RELEASE: Three recent graduates from the Center for Transportation Research at UT-Austin have been given awards by the Council for University Transportation Centers. Christina Bernardo received the C.V. Wootan Award for Best MS Thesis in Planning and Policy, while Sriram Narayanamoorthy and Rajesh Paleti both were awarded the Milton Pikarsky Award for Best MS Thesis and Best PhD Dissertation, respectively, for Science and Technology. The awards will be presented during the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on January 12, 2014…


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Awards