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

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