2019 CTR Annual Symposium

The Center for Transportation Research held its Annual Symposium on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. 2019 CTR Symposium

For the first time in its history, this event was held at the West Pickle Research (WPR) Building.

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Time Title
11:30 AM Poster Session
Noon Lunch
1:00 Opening Statement
Amit Bhasin, Director, Center for Transportation Research
1:05 Official UT Welcome
Sharon Wood, Dean, Cockrell School of Engineering
1:10 Opening Remarks
James Bass, Texas Department of Transportation
1:15 Mac Shelby Award
1:25 Roadway-Vehicle-Human Harmonization for Smart and Safe Mobility
Junmin Wang, Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering
1:40 Weather-Responsive Road Sensing and Data Analytics to Keep Texans Safe
Chandra Bhat, Department of Civil Engineering
Kenneth Perrine, Center for Transportation Research
2:10 Base Stabilization using Geosynthetics
Jorge Zornberg, Department of Civil Engineering
Mike Arellano, Texas Department of Transportation
2:40 Recent Steel Bridge Research at Ferguson Laboratory
Todd Helwig, Department of Civil Engineering
3:15 Break

* Sold Out

Shuttle service to J.J. Pickle Research Campus [Advanced Vehicle Lab Tour]

(Attendees must be pre-registered for this sold out tour.)


* Sold Out

Driving Simulation and Advanced Vehicle Lab Tour
Junmin Wang, Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering
Location: Pickle Research Campus (PRC).(Attendees must be pre-registered for this sold out tour.)
4:50 Shuttle service back to WPR
5:00 Symposium adjourned



This year’s event will be at a new location.

map of traditional location versus 2019 location

This year’s Symposium venue is on the opposite side of MoPAC (Loop 1).

Parking: If you do not have a University of Texas Parking Permit, you will need to place an event parking pass on your dashboard. More event-specific details will be provided. General WPR parking information.

Contact Information

Call (512) 232-3100 for additional information.