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Pragun Vinayak Wins Pikarsky Award for Thesis

Pragun Vinayak Wins Pikarsky Award for Thesis

At TRB this year, CTR grad student Pragun Vinayak received the  Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award in transportation science and technology from the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC). This award recognizes Pragun’s outstanding MS thesis, “Accounting for Multi-Dimensional Dependencies Among Decision-makers within a Generalized Model Framework: An Application to Understanding Shared Mobility Service Usage Levels.” …


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Student Spotlight: William Alexander

Name:  William Alexander Hometown:  Huntsville, Alabama Current position:  Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Stephen Boyles Hobbies: Photography, golf, scuba Notable Honor: Named D-STOP’s 2018 Outstanding Student of the Year  Where were you before you came to pursue your graduate degree at UT? Prior to coming to UT, I earned BS degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from …


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D-STOP Presentation Portfolio Spring 2018

D-STOP Presentation Portfolio Spring 2018

Here’s a handy way to get an overview of some of the current D-STOP projects: peruse the presentations provided at April’s Business Advisory Council meeting. These files provide project updates and describe center initiatives. General D-STOP overview General SAVES overview [SAVES (Situation-Aware Vehicular Engineering Systems) is a research center within UT’s Wireless Networking and Communications …


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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, …


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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 …


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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. …


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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 …


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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 …


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