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Transportation Innovation Speakers Series: Previous Speakers

Date/Time

Event

Host UTC/Presenter

8/11/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

The benefits of training and interface design for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Partial Driving Automation 

Yalda Ebadi, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM)

8/12/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Planning for Urban Freight Delivery: How do City Codes Accommodate Freight?

Dr. Noreen McDonald, UNC Chapel Hill

STRIDE, University of Florida 

8/18/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

A Wizard-of-Oz experimental approach to study the Human Factors of Automated vehicles: Platform and methods evaluation

Pai Mangalore, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM)

8/19/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Discovering Potential Market for the Integration of Public Transportation & Emerging Shared-Mobility Services

Dr. Lili Du, UF and Dr. Xia Jin, FIU

STRIDE, University of Florida 

8/19/2020

2:00 pm/Eastern

SPARKMAN, The Smart Parking App: Optimizing Parking on College Campuses

Kelvin Cheu, Professor, UTEP, Okan Gurbuz, Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

C2SMART University Transportation Center, New York University

8/20/2020

10:00 am/Pacific

Rising to the Transportation Challenge—Students Applying STEM Solutions to Improve Transit

Dr. Christian Wandler of CSU Fresno

Mineta Transportation Institute of San Jose State University

8/20/2020

1:00 pm/Eastern

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge & Safety Bay Construction, Past & Present

Moderator: Atorod Azizinamini, Director, ABC-UTC / Speakers: Carlton Dufrechou, ACIP, General Manager, Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge; Hossein Ghara, P.E., Senior Bridge Design Manager, Volkert, Inc.; and G.J. Schexnayder, P.E., Group Manager – Heavy Construction, Boh Bros.

Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC-UTC), Florida International University

8/24/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

Geotechnical Asset Management

Mark Vessely, P.E., principal engineer with BGC Engineering 

Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT), Rutgers University

8/27/2020

1:00 pm/Eastern

Transportation Applications of Multiscale and Epidemiological Models

Sirish Namilae, PhD. Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

CATM, North Carolina A&T State University

8/27/2020

2:00 pm/Eastern

Public Digital Infrastructure Deployment for Future Mobility

Mashrur "Ronnie" Chowdhury and Eugene Douglas Mays, Professor of Transportation, Clemson University

Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2), Clemson University

9/1/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

Physics-Based Sensor Models for Virtual Simulation of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Asher Elmquist, University of Wisconsin - Madison  

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM)

9/8/2020

11:00 am/Eastern

Design and Construction of Common ABC Technologies Using the 2018 AASHTO LRFD Guide Specifications for ABC (4 hour training)

Moderator: Mary Lou Ralls Newman, Director of Technology Transfer, ABC-UTC / Speaker: Michael P. Culmo, P.E., Chief Bridge Engineer, CHA Consulting, Inc.

Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC-UTC), Florida International University

9/9/2020

11:00 am/Pacific

Last-Mile Delivery Innovations

Dr. Evangelos Kaisar, FAU and Dr. Miguel A. Figliozzi, PSU

Freight Mobility Research, Florida Atlantic University 

9/9/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Evaluation of the Operational Effects of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) through Microsimulation

Dr. Lily Elefteriadou and Dr. Pruthvi Manjunatha, UF and Dr. Michael Hunter, Georgia Tech

STRIDE, University of Florida 

9/14/2020

10:00 am/Central

UAV-enabled Measurement for Spatial Magnetic Field of Smart Rocks in Bridge Scour Monitoring

Dr. Genda Chen

INSPIRE UTC, Missouri S&T

9/15/2020

2:00 pm/Central

Innovative Techniques in Detecting, Monitoring and Planning for Flooding

Dr. Gabriele Villarini (U of IA), Dr. Witold F. Krajewski (U of IA), David Heimann (USGS), and Dr. Suyun Ham (U of TX)

Tran-SET, Louisiana State University

9/16/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

I-STREET

Dr. Lily Elefteriadou and Dr. Pruthvi Manjunatha, UF

STRIDE, University of Florida 

9/16/2020

2:00 pm/Eastern

State-of-the-Art in the Use of Nondestructive Evaluation and Other Technologies for Comprehensive Assessment of Concrete Bridges

Nenad Gucunski, Ph.D. Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers University 

Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT), Rutgers University

10/6/2020

10:00 am/Pacific

Economic and Business Outcomes of Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements

Jenny Liu, Portland State University

National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), PSU

Highlighted UTC Webinars

Visit our YouTube channel for past UTC webinars

RailTEC, University of South Carolina - February 21, 2020 Remote Sensing Techniques for Railway Infrastructure Monitoring at William W. Hay Seminar with Professor Dimitris Rizos

TOMNET, Arizona State University - March 5, 2020 lecture by Charles Greer, Jr., Adjunct Lecturer, University of Illinois, Urban Champaign

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