2012 August

August Research Digest

The August 2012 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 25 recent publications (July-August) from the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Cooperative Research Program. The research projects represented here are sponsored through the TxDOT Research and Technology Implementation Office (RTI) and cover a wide range of …


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Data Management Plans

Does your project require a data management plan in the proposal? Do you know the five main elements of a data management plan? If you need help in creating a plan, UT has a variety of resources to help you create a plan for specific funding agencies, including guidance and tools for plans. Visit the …


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USIT student interns present transportation research topics at UT Austin, July 18, 2012

Ten student interns participating in the Undergraduate Summer Internship in Transportation (USIT) at UT Austin presented topics in transportation research, sharing information about work in progress at The University of Texas at Austin. Students, research faculty, and staff at the Cockrell School of Engineering attended the presentation. Topics presented included analysis of the downtown Austin …


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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. Stephen Boyles discusses transportation networks and optimization with USIT students at UT Austin, July 25, 2012

Dr. Stephen Boyles, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, presented “Transportation Networks and Optimization” on July 25, 2012, at the Cockrell School of Engineering as part of a series of presentations by and for students engaged in transportation research. This summer at the …


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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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Nazneen Ferdous awarded honorable mention for top dissertation on travel behavior

Former UT Austin Ph.D. student, Nazneen Ferdous, supervised by Dr. Chandra Bhat of the Cockrell School of Engineering, received an Honorable Mention in the international 2011 Eric Pas Dissertation Prize for one of the top two dissertations in the travel behavior field (award presented at the 13th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Toronto, Canada, …


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