2015 September

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 …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Faculty

D-STOP, CTR Faculty Named to Highly Cited Researchers List

D-STOP, CTR Faculty Named to Highly Cited Researchers List

Five researchers from the Cockrell School of Engineering were recognized in Thomson Reuters’ list of Highly Cited Researchers in 2015 for exceptional impact in their fields. Two of the five are D-STOP researchers—Robert Heath & Sriram Vishwanath—and a third (Jeff Andrews) is currently working on CTR’s TxDOT-sponsored project 0-6845, Connected Vehicle Problems, Challenges, and Major Technologies. …


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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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NMC Hosts Successful 2015 Open House

NMC Hosts Successful 2015 Open House

The Network Modeling Center (NMC) held another successful open house on May 1, 2015. The NMC used the event to showcase the tools they’ve developed to enable regional collaboration and sharing of transportation data. With a theme of “Transforming Regional Transportation through Data,” the Open House provided a forum for a conversation about how the NMC’s …


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Spring 2015 Alumni Luncheon Presentations Now Online

The Cockrell School hosts many events throughout the year that provide opportunities for interaction among alumni, faculty, and students. The Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department has a great resource online now: presentations by the four Spring 2015 Alumni Luncheon Speakers. These include Randy Machemehl speaking about the future of traffic flows in Austin, Des Lawler  about the future of water flows in Texas, …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Alumni