Faculty

Kockelman Leads Testbed Effort for NSF Project

Kockelman Leads Testbed Effort for NSF Project

CTR transportation faculty Dr. Kara Kockelman is part of a new $12 million research network aimed at building sustainable, healthy, and livable cities. The project is titled Integrated Urban Infrastructure Solutions for Environmentally Sustainable, Healthy, and Livable Cities. Funded by the National Science Foundation’s Sustainability Research Network program, and led by the University of Minnesota, the …


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New Faculty Profile: Christian Claudel

CTR welcomes new transportation faculty member Dr. Christian Claudel, who joined the CAEE faculty in January 2015. He received his PhD at UC Berkeley and  served as an assistant professor at King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST). His research interests focus on solutions to traffic flow models and optimization-based traffic state estimation and …


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Undergrad Interns & Symposium Schedule Announced for D-STOP Summer Program

D-STOP, in coordination with another USDOT Tier 1 research unit, the Center for Highway Pavement Preservation, will be hosting an 11-week summer internship for engineering undergraduates interested in transportation. The University Transportation Center (UTC) Undergraduate Internship (UI) will provide interns with unique insight into transportation education and help prepare them for a possible career in the field. …


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CTR Helps Prep STEM Students

CTR Helps Prep STEM Students

On November 13, CTR hosted a group of high school students from Houston’s Harmony School of Ingenuity, a college preparatory charter school, as part of the students’ UT Austin tour. Dr. Yetkin Yildirim discussed some key principles for success in a college environment, such as managing time well, resisting the snooze button, and finding the …


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Dr. Chandra Bhat discusses engineering for transportation accessibility, reliability, and safety with USIT student interns at UT Austin, July 11, 2012

Dr. Chandra Bhat, Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor in Transportation Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, presented “Engineering Our Built Environment for Accessibility, Reliability, and Safety” on July 11, 2012, at the Cockrell School of Engineering as part of a series of presentations by and for students engaged in transportation research. The lecture was attended …


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Dr. Amit Bhasin discusses infrastructure, materials, and pavements with USIT students at UT Austin, August 1, 2012

Dr. Amit Bhasin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, presented “Infrastructure Materials and Pavements – The Road Ahead” on August 1, 2012, at the Cockrell School of Engineering. The talk was part of a series of presentations by and for students engaged in …


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Kara Kockelman grad course on crash history studies makes the news.

Professor Kara Kockelman’s graduate course set out to explore crash histories so that personal characteristics could be better linked to crash risks. Exploring American Drivers’ Crash Histories: Transportation Data Acquisition and Analysis: new article is up about this graduate student course taught by UT Austin’s professor, Kara Kockelman. Read all about it on the CAEE …


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