2015 October

Research Digest, Oct.2015: SWUTC

CTR Library’s October 2015 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 10 recent publications from Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC). The SWUTC is a consortium of five universities (Texas A&M University System, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Southern University, Louisiana State University, and …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

D-STOP Researcher on Team Awarded $1 Million for 5G Research

Original article by Lauren Bringle A UT Austin project team including D-STOP researcher Robert Heath was recently awarded a $1,000,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation for research on Millimeter Wave (mmW) cellular networks. The project is entitled “Fundamental Properties of Millimeter Wave Networks: Signal, Interference, and Connectivity” and will develop new mathematical and analysis tools to uncover the …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

D-STOP Researcher Teams Up with Samsung for CAMPS Project

D-STOP Researcher Teams Up with Samsung for CAMPS Project

Original article by Lauren Bringle D-STOP’s Prof. Todd Humphreys and his group of researchers in the Radionavigation Laboratory made headlines in recent months with their major breakthroughs in centimeter-accurate positioning. A few of the students have already created a startup spin-off to push these breakthroughs in precise positioning to the mass market. Now, Samsung Research America is teaming up …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Walton Named to the ARTBA Transportation Development Hall of Fame

Walton Named to the ARTBA Transportation Development Hall of Fame

Congratulations to CTR veteran Mike Walton, who was named to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s “Transportation Development Hall of Fame.” This Hall was established in 2010, and “recognizes individuals or families who have made extraordinary contributions to US transportation development and demonstrated exceptional leadership over their lifetime.” The official induction ceremony was held …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Awards

Boyles Teaches New Undergraduate Course on Data Analysis

Dr. Stephen Boyles introduced a new undergraduate course in spring 2015 titled “Optimization Techniques in Transportation Engineering.” This course provides a survey of optimization and operations research techniques, but placed in the context of transportation engineering and using transportation source problems to motivate and demonstrate these ideas. This course was extremely well-received, with an evaluation …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP