2014 March

Research Digest, March 2014: TRB

The March 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 17 recent publications received at the library from the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The selected publications included syntheses of information and best practice guidelines on a variety of topics from TRB’s …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

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

Student Spotlight: Saamiya Seraj

Student Spotlight: Saamiya Seraj

Working on a project at the Pickle campusName: Saamiya Seraj Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh Current position: Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Maria Juenger, co-advised by Dr. Raissa Ferron Hobbies: I love traveling and getting to experience different cultures! Very recently I visited Italy, and it was an amazing experience to see the beautiful remnants of Roman …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Student Spotlight

Alumni Profile: Alison Conway

Alumni Profile: Alison Conway

Traveling through a Fjord in Norway last summerName: Alison Conway Hometown: Philadelphia, PA Currently Residing: New York, NY Current job: Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the City College of New York and Associate Director for New Initiatives at the Region 2 University Transportation Research Center (UTRC). Graduated from UT: 2009 Hobbies outside of work: …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Alumni

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