CTR Symposium 2017The Center for Transportation Research hosted its annual symposium on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Commons Learning Center on the Pickle Research Campus.

Photos from the event are posted on Facebook.





Time Title
11:00 a.m. Poster Session
11:45 a.m. Lunch for registered attendees
1:00 p.m. Welcome from the Vice President of Research / Daniel Jaffe
1:05 p.m. Director’s Remarks / Chandra Bhat
1:15 p.m. Mac Shelby Award announcement
1:30 p.m. Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Where are we going and what happens when we get there? / Chandra Bhat, James Kuhr (View PowerPoint)

Symposium 2017 Bhat and Kuhr presentationBased on information from DSTOP Report 122 (Download PDF)

2:20 p.m. Break & Poster Session
2:45 p.m. New Panama Canal Locks: Open for Business / Rob Harrison (View PowerPoint)

Symposium 2017 Harrison presentation

3:10 p.m. Development of the State Legislative Affairs (SLA) Truck Configuration Library / Mike Murphy (View PowerPoint)

Symposium 2017 Murphy presentation

3:35 p.m. IMU-Based Road Condition Monitoring / Christian Claudel (View PowerPoint)Symposium 2017 Claudel presentation
4:00 p.m. Extending the Life of Steel Girder Bridges through the Use of Post-Installed Shear Connectors / Michael D. Engelhardt (View PowerPoint)

symposymposium 2017 Engelhardt presentation

4:25 p.m. Closing Thoughts

All times are approximate.

Call (512) 232-3100 for additional information.

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Parking: Enter from the Burnet Rd. entrance. If you do not have a University of Texas Parking Permit, please retrieve an event parking pass (pre-paid) from uniformed security personnel. More info.