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Research Digest, June 2018: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, June 2018: TxDOT Research

The June 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 9 recent publications from the research program sponsored by TxDOT’s Research and Technology Implementation Division​ (RTI). The research projects represented here cover a wide range of topics. This issue includes reports …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

D-STOP Research Spotlight: The Transportation Data Discovery Environment

D-STOP Research Spotlight: The Transportation Data Discovery Environment

Initiated in January 2015, the Transportation Data Discovery Environment (also known as the Data Rodeo) project leverages the computing resources and expertise at UT to develop a “data discovery environment” (DDE) for transportation data to aid in agency decision-making and research. Read GCN Many efforts focus on leveraging transportation data to help travelers make decisions, …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Transferring D-STOP Technology

Following are some highlights of our most recent technology transfer activities. See a full listing of D-STOP presentations. Industry Affiliations Deepened: April 11, 2018 D-STOP was designed to be collaborative and promote data-based technology development in a variety of industry and academic organizations. In fact, the center spurred the creation of another, complementary center: UT …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

D-STOP Workforce Development Roundup

D-STOP Workforce Development Roundup

Here’s a small sampling of D-STOP’s workforce development activities. D-STOP Students Recognized and Recruited D-STOP selected MS student Rahul Patel (supervised by Dr. Stephen Boyles) as its 2017 Outstanding Student of the Year. MS student John Helsel (also supervised by Dr. Stephen Boyles) was awarded the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) 2017 Charley V. …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Press Release: Texas Releases Statewide Automated Vehicle Procurement

Press Release: Texas Releases Statewide Automated Vehicle Procurement

TEXAS RELEASES STATEWIDE AUTOMATED VEHICLE PROCUREMENT: Another Step Forward to Enable Automated Vehicle Development HGACBuy in partnership with the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), and Texas Innovation Alliance issues a statewide request for proposals (RFP) for automated vehicles. TEXAS – Transportation is the new frontier in the emerging technology market, and Texas is …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : Autonomous/Connected Vehicles

2018 Summer Symposium Schedule Released

Each summer D-STOP, in coordination with another USDOT Tier 1 research unit, the Center for Highway Pavement Preservation, hosts an 11-week summer internship for engineering undergraduates interested in transportation. The University Transportation Center (UTC) Undergraduate Internship (UI) provides interns with unique insight into transportation education and helps prepare them for a possible career in the field. This year’s program kicks …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Research Digest, May 2018: State DOTs

Research Digest, May 2018: State DOTs

The May 2018 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library. This digest from CTR Library provides abstracts for 19 publications recently received from other states’ department of transportation research programs. The research projects represented here are from various states including Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Utah, and Virginia. …


Posted by Michael Nugent  |  Category : CTR Library

Student Spotlight: Rahul Patel

Student Spotlight: Rahul Patel

Name:  Rahul Patel Hometown:  Frisco, Texas Current position:  Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Stephen Boyles Hobbies: Anything outdoors, soccer, basketball, travel, hanging out with friends Notable Honor: Named D-STOP’s 2017 Outstanding Student of the Year  Where were you before you came to pursue your graduate degree at UT? I was an undergrad at UT also, majoring in …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP