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Bhat on the Big Screen

Bhat on the Big Screen

In 2013, CTR Director Chandra Bhat was asked to participate in a UT Austin video project called “Longhorn Game Changers” (formerly known as “Professors of Excellence”). These videos showcase UT Austin’s most dynamic and inspirational faculty who are leading their fields. Shown throughout the year at athletic events, these videos have been well received by …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

CTR researchers discuss AV issues at Austin’s Energy Thought Summit

CTR researchers discuss AV issues at Austin’s Energy Thought Summit

An offshoot of the annual Energy Thought Summit (ETS) event, ETS@Austin is a one-day event fostering thought leadership for the energy field. Held this year on September 4, ETS@Austin’s thought leaders included CTR Director Chandra Bhat, who moderated a panel titled Autonomous Vehicle Technology & Transportation, and Dr. Mike Walton, a participant on the panel …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Events

TxDOT Sound Barrier in Dallas

For anyone living in a densely populated urban area located next to a big highway moving lots of cars, they will testify to the amount of noise the roadways can generate. It significantly impacts the surrounding neighborhoods, and adversely affects their quality of life. Such was the case in the Dallas neighborhood of Edgefield off …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Environment

CTR @ SXSW

CTR @ SXSW

Over the past several years, the South by Southwest Interactive Festival has rapidly become one of the most prominent technology and innovation gatherings in the world. This year, the festival’s focus was broadened to include thought leaders in the new Intelligent Future theme, giving more room to the Internet of Things and how it can …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Electric / Alternate fuel vehicles

No surprise, Austin gridlock gets worse (from Kxan news)

2011 Urban mobility study covered by local news network in Austin: Austin’s growth is showing up in the morning and afternoon commutes. According to the 2011 Urban Mobility report produced by the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M , in 1982 Austinites spent an average nine hours a year in traffic. In 2010, that figure …


Posted by clair  |  Category : News