UVA 2016 MATS UTC USRIPs Participated in Tours and Activities

During the nine week MATS UTC Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Program, the six students working at UVA participated in several tours and activities.  Along with five other students working at University of Delaware, Marshall University and Old Dominion University, they each worked on a research project.  All students were responsible for a Journal Club presentation […]

UVA Student Muhammad Sherif Presents at ASCE Conference in Nashville

Ph.D. Student Muhammad Sherif attended at the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference 2016 & Probabilistic Mechanics & Reliability Conference 2016, which was held in Nashville, TN between May 21-23, 2016. Muhammad Sherif delivered a presentation during the conference. His presentation is titled as: “Characterization of mechanical and electrical properties of SMA-PVA fiber-reinforced cementitious composites”

Announcing an Exciting TRB ABG20 Webinar on Thursday, October 13, 2016 – The Power of Diversity: Attracting and engaging diverse groups in the Transportation Industry

Diversity of people, minds and thought unlocks great potential for the transportation industry. The TRB Education and Training Committee (ABG20) session explores and celebrates diversity through its many forms, voices, and audiences. Our conversations and stories expand the definition of diversity as we look into a range of topics including careers and opportunities, serving various […]

Join us on July 20, 2016, 1pm ET for an Exciting TRB ABG20 Webinar – Transportation: A natural vehicle for Integrated STEM Learning

The TRB Education and Training Committee (ABG20) webinar will explore STEM learning in programs utilizing a transportation lens through informal educational settings.  It will build off of the findings from the 2015 National Research Council’s report on productive STEM programs in out-of-school settings. It will explore ways in which the Transportation field can offer a […]

Professor Donna Chen Featured in UVA Engineering News Post

The following text is taken from an article published on the UVA Engineering website: http://enews.seas.virginia.edu/professor-donna-chens-triple-header-shared-autonomous-electric-vehicles/ Professor Donna Chen’s Triple-Header: Shared, Autonomous, Electric Vehicles After spending hundreds of billions of dollars over the last decade on new roads, one fact is abundantly clear: As a nation, we are never going to build ourselves out of traffic congestion. […]

Two CTS Students win ITS Virginia Student Paper Awards

Congratulations to CTS students PilJin Chun and Rob Kluger for winning Intelligent Transportation Society of Virginia Student Paper Awards. PilJin Chun won first place with the paper Evaluation of the Active Traffic Management System on Virginia Interstate 66. The photos show an Advanced Traffic Management System as described in PilJin Chun’s paper. Rob Kluger won third place with […]

CTS Researcher Donna Chen Featured in Electrek Post

CTS Researcher Donna Chen Featured in Electrek Post http://electrek.co/2016/04/15/studies-driverless-tesla-model-3-fleet/ Here is a manuscript of Professor Chen’s upcoming Transportation Research Part A article. TR Part A

List of TRB Committees with Members from CTS

We are excited about our University of Virginia Center of Transportation Studies’s involvement with TRB, including membership on the following committees and project panels: Dr. Donna Chen Standing Committee on Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies ADC80 Dr. Michael Demetsky Standing Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications ABJ70 Dr. Michael Fontaine Standing Committee on […]

Recent Publications of CTS Researchers

The following list includes the citations and DOI numbers for recent publications of CTS staff. Please look for a similar list next quarter. Hu, J., Fontaine, M.D., Park, B., Ma, J. “Field Evaluations of an Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System Using Private Sector Probe Data,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 142, No. 1, 2016. […]