Events

Texas Innovation Alliance hosts fifth annual Texas Mobility Summit

Texas Innovation Alliance hosts fifth annual Texas Mobility Summit

Transportation leaders converge virtually to discuss the policies, technologies, and funding strategies that will drive the future of Texas transportation TEXAS (Sept. 28, 2020)–The unprecedented events of 2020 have impacted every part of our lives, including transportation.  Texans have exchanged their morning commute for telework, restaurants and grocers are delivering food using self-driving vehicles, and …


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CTR operations

CTR is operating with limited on-site staff to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 virus. To learn more about the university’s response to COVID-19, please visit coronavirus.utexas.edu for further details and more up to date information on university guidelines and FAQs. For CTR specific questions, please contact CTR Administration.


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New Event:  Hack For Resilient Communities

New Event: Hack For Resilient Communities

CTR’s Network Modeling Center (NMC) is hosting a project hackathon on Saturday, February 29, that explores community resiliency through health, transportation, weather, and pollution data. This event stems from NMC’s participation in a project on transportation-related air pollution (TRAP), a Planet Texas 2050 effort (an initiative created through the UT Bridging Barriers Grand Challenge). Organizing …


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CTR at TRB 2020: The Longhorn List

The 2020 TRB Annual Meeting is coming up soon and CTR again has a tremendous presence there. Here’s the Longhorn List: your guide to all the presentations, workshops, poster sessions, and receptions involving CTR students and faculty at TRB 2020. Download the 2020 Longhorn List (PDF) RSVP for the Alumni and Friends Reception: Sunday, January 13, 7:00 – …


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CTR Hosts First Grad Student Symposium

CTR hosted a Graduate Student Symposium on Wednesday, May 8, at the WPR building. This event gave grad students the opportunity to practice their presentation skills in a timed competition—each student had seven minutes to encapsulate their research on a particular project. Oscar Galvis Arce and Ramez Hajj won the overall competition, while Amy Fong …


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2019 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 kicked …


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Benjamin Heydecker of University College London Presenting on “Control of Autonomous Vehicles”

UT is hosting a presentation by Prof. Benjamin Heydecker of University College London (UCL) on “Control of Autonomous Vehicles” on Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, in the ECJ 10th floor conference room (ECJ 10.206/10.302). ABSTRACT: Introduction of connected autonomous vehicles (cAVs) into the fleet provides an opportunity to improve the efficiency …


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2019 Longhorn List and Mixers: CTR at TRB

2019 Longhorn List and Mixers: CTR at TRB

As always, CTR has a tremendous presence at the TRB Annual Meeting. Here’s the Longhorn List: your guide to all the presentations, workshops, poster sessions, and receptions involving CTR students and faculty at the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting. Download the 2019 Longhorn List (PDF) We are hosting two events: an Alumni & Family Reception on Sunday and a …


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