2012 November

Free screening of “Revenge of the Electric Car” in Austin Texas

On Tuesday, December 11, there will be a free screening of “Revenge of the Electric Car” at 4:30pm in the Blanton Museum of Art’s Smith Auditorium, followed by a panel discussion on the next generation of electric vehicles (EVs). “Electric cars are an exciting prospect for our environment, but there are a lot of unanswered …

Posted by clair  |  Category : Electric / Alternate fuel vehicles

Dr. B. Frank McCullough

Dr. B. Frank McCullough, retired UT engineering professor and one of four Center for Transportation Research directors, died Monday, November 26th, 2012. Dr. McCullough, the Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor Emeritus in transportation engineering, directed the center’s mission for 19 years (1980-1999). Dr. McCullough specialized in the design and behavior of continuously reinforced concrete pavement. Prior to 1969, …

Posted by clair  |  Category : Researchers

C. Michael Walton to Receive the Frank Turner Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Transportation

Dr. C. Michael Walton, Ernest H. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, is the 2013 recipient of the Frank Turner Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Transportation. The award will be presented during the Chairman’s Luncheon on January 16, 2013, at the TRB 92nd Annual Meeting, January 13-17, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Walton …

Posted by clair  |  Category : Awards