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Transportation Innovation Speakers Series: Previous Speakers

Date/Time

Event

Host UTC/Presenter

3/26/2020

10:00 am/Pacific

Planning and Policymaking for Transit-Oriented Development, Transit, and Active Transport in California Cities    

Elisa Barbour

National Center for Sustainable Transportation, University of California, Davis

3/26/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Florida’s Public Transit and Women’s Safety – Real and Perceived Concerns

Victoria Perk, Ph.D., CUTR

Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR)

3/26/2020

2:00 pm/Eastern

Installation of a Smart Roadway Testbed in Brooklyn, NY to Measure the Impact of Overweight Trucks on Critical Infrastructure

Dr. Hani Nassif, Rutgers University

SMART - Connected Cities with Smart Transportation, New York University

3/27/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

The Evolving Freight Demand

Dr. Xiaokun Cara Wang, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Center for Transportation, Environment, and Community Health, Cornell University

3/31/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

A Machine Vision Approach for Estimating Motion Discomfort in Simulators and in Self-Driving Vehicles

Areen Alsaid – University of Wisconsin Madison

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM)

4/1/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Modeling Bus Ridership Trends on a Hyper-Local Level Between 2012 and 2018

Dr. Simon Berrebi, Georgia Tech

Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE), University of Florida

4/2/2020

2:00 pm/Eastern

Media and the Traffic Management Center

Ivan Lichtenstein, Georgia DOT

C2M2, Clemson 

4/3/2020

11:00 am/Central

Theoretical Examination of Passing Sight Distance with Application to Marking No-Passing Zones

Mehdi Azimi, Ph.D., P.E

Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE), Texas Southern University

4/3/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

Uncertainty Quantifications from Cyber Attacks and Detection Problems in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
 

Gurcan Comert, Ph.D., Benedict College

C2M2, Benedict College

4/7/2020

10:00 am/Eastern

Visual Exploration of Trajectory Data

Nikola Markovic, University of Utah; and Mark Franz, University of Maryland 

National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC)/Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC)
 

4/8/2020

12:00 pm/Pacific

The Impacts of On-line Shopping on Travel

Jean-Daniel Saphores (UC Irvine)    

Pacific Southwest Region UTC, University of Southern California

4/9/2020

10:00 am/Pacific


Regional Scale Line Source Air Quality Dispersion Modeling

Randy Guensler    

National Center for Sustainable Transportation, Georgia Institute of Technology

4/9/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Campus Automated Shuttle Service Deployment Initiative

Pei-Sung Lin, Ph.D., CUTR

Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR)

4/10/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Link Criticality Index (LCI) for Analysis of Large Transportation Networks


Dr. M. Anil Yazici, Stony Brook University

C2SMART University Transportation Center, New York University

4/10/2020

2:00 pm/Eastern

Enabling the Age of Autonomy with the Internet of Moving Things

Mac Devine, IBM

C2M2, Clemson 

4/14/2020

8:00 am/Eastern

20/20 CCAT Global Symposium on Connected and Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure (All Day, til 5 pm EST)

Several speakers

Center for Connected and Automated Transportation, University of Michigan

4/14/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

Assessing the Impact of Smartphone Usage While Driving in Work Zones 

Didier Valdes – University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM), University of Iowa

4/15/2020

12:00 pm/Mountain

Intelligent Systems for Transportation Tunnel Analysis, Design, and Monitoring 

Moderator: Dr. Ahmadreza Hedayat, Speakers: Dr. Marte Gutierrez, Dr. Mohammad Pourhomayoun and Mr. Tamir Epel    

Contact: hedayat@mines.edu

University Transportation Center for Underground Transportation Infrastructure (UTC-UTI), Colorado School of Mines and California State University, Los Angeles   

4/16/2020

11:00 am/Pacific

Joint Durability and Performance

Dan Zollinger, Texas A&M University  

Washington State University UTC

4/17/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Developing a Systematic Method for Identifying, Ranking, Examining, and Mitigating Freeway Bottlenecks    

Wei Fan, Ph.D., P.E.    

Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE), University of North Carolina at Charlotte

4/21/2020

7:30 am/Mountain

April - LTAP Local County Safety Webinar

Hosted and presented by the Montana Local Technical Assistance Program- led by WTI @ MSA

Small Urban Rural and Tribal Center on Mobility, Montana State University
 

4/22/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Performance Measurement and Management Using Connected and Automated Vehicle Data    

Dr. Mohammed Hadi, Florida International University

Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE), University of Florida

4/23/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Improving the Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Multimodal Travel Behavior Data Collection

Sean Barbeau, Ph.D., CUTR

Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), University of South Florida

4/23/2020

12:00 pm/Mountain

North Avenue Smart Corridor: Data-Driven Connected-Infrastructure Digital Twin

Michael Hunter, PhD, Director, Georgia Transportation Institute, Professor, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology    

TOMNET UTC, Arizona State University

4/24/2020

12:30 pm/Eastern

Mobile Analytics: Prospects and Opportunities

Dr. Hui Xiong, Rutgers University

C2SMART University Transportation Center, New York University

4/28/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

Evaluation of Safety Enhancements in School Zones with Familiar and Unfamiliar Drivers

Didier Valdes – University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM), University of Iowa

4/29/2020

2:00 pm/Eastern

Open source multi-agent virtual simulation test bed for evaluating emerging transportation technologies and policies in NYC    

Dr. Joseph Chow & Yueshai He, New York University

C2SMART University Transportation Center, New York University

5/12/2020

10:00 am/Pacific

Connected Vehicle System Design for Signalized Arterials
 

Xianfeng (Terry) Yang, University of Utah

University: NITC/PSU

5/12/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

Mobile Applications to Help Older Adults Make Safe Street-Crossing Decisions


Kyle Rector – University of Iowa

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM), University of Iowa

5/13/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Technology Influence on Travel Demand and Behaviors

Dr. Virginia Sisiopiku,  University of Alabama at Birmingham

Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE), University of Florida

5/14/2020

Time TBD

Topic TBD

Dan Zollinger, Texas A&M University  

Washington State University UTC

5/15/2020

3:00 pm/Eastern

Collective behavior over social networks

Yan Leng

C2SMART University Transportation Center, New York University

5/19/2020

3:00 am/ Mountain

Monthly (May) LTAP Local County Safety 

Hosted and presented by the Montana Local Technical Assistance Program- led by WTI @ MSU

Small Urban Rural and Tribal Center on Mobility, Montana State University

6/3/2020

11:00 am/Eastern

The Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials for Coastal Resilience

Dr. Dan Barone, Associate Research Professor, Rutgers Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences & Rutgers CAIT

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

6/3/2020

12:00 pm/Eastern

Fly-By Image Processing for Real Time Congestion Mitigation

Dr. Nasim Uddin and Dr. Yahya Mohammed, UAB 

Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE), University of Florida

6/16/2020

7:30 am/ Mountain

Monthly (June) LTAP Local County Safety

Hosted and presented by the Montana Local Technical Assistance Program- led by WTI @ MSU

Small Urban Rural and Tribal Center on Mobility, Montana State University

6/17/2020

11:00 am/Central

Mobile Manipulating Drones

Dr. Paul Oh, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

INSPIRE UTC, Missouri S&T

6/23/2020

3:00 am/Eastern

Development and Testing of an In-Vehicle Interface for Use in Automated Driving Contexts     

lda Ebadi – University of Massachusetts Amherst

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM), University of Iowa

6/24/2020

11:00 am/Eastern

Thickness Design of Low-Volume Pavements

Dr. David Orr, Director, Cornell University Local Roads Program

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

Visit our YouTube channel for past UTC webinars.

Mid-America Transportation Center - 2019 MATC Fall Webinar Series: Mr. Daniel Murray

TREC Webinar - Evaluating Urban Arterial Reliability Performance Metrics. November 19, 2019