2010 January 22

Chandra Bhat receives S.S. Steinberg Award

Chandra Bhat received the S.S. Steinberg Award from the Research and Education Division of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association. Chandra accepted the award at the January Transportation Research Board (TRB) in January 2010. Read more: http://www.artba.org/article/university-of-texas-professor-honored-with-artbas-research–education-division-award-/

Posted by clair  |  Category : Awards

TRB awards “2009 Young Researcher Award” to UT authors

Kara Kockelman and Cara Wang received the 2009 Young Researcher Award this year from the Transportation Research Board’s Committee on Statistical Methods (ABJ80) for paper titled “Application of the Dynamic Spatial Ordered Probit Model: Patterns of Ozone Concentration in Austin, Texas,” January 2010. In related TRB news, Dr. Kockelmen will step down from her position …

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Austin Ranks #4 in America’s Worst Commutes

According to a recent study by The Daily Beast and traffic services company INRIX, Austin has the fourth worst commute in the nation. They discovered that commuters experience most of this frustration on I-35 with the worst bottleneck being Northbound around Riverside Drive. Kara Kockelman, professor at the Cockrell School of Engineering and UT traffic …

Posted by ashleyw@mail.utexas.edu  |  Category : News