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Transportation Innovation Speakers Series: Previous Speakers
Date/Time Event Host UTC/Presenter


12:00 pm/Eastern

Investigation of Autonomous Truck Platoons in Work Zones 

Dr. Carlos Sun, Professor, University of Missouri

Freight Mobility Research Institute (FMRI), Florida Atlantic University


12:00 pm/Eastern

Measuring Access using Crowdsourced Travel Behavior Data: The Easy Button to Real Access and Equity?

Phil Lasley, Texas A&M 

National Institute for Congestion Reduction (NICR), University of South Florida


12:30 pm/Eastern

Tiny Machine Learning and More

Professor Rahul Mangharam, University of Pennsylvania

Mobility21, Carnegie Mellon University


12:00 pm/Central

Exploring the Intersection of Policy and Health: The Role of Perceived Safety on Bicycling Behavior

Michelle Duren, 2022 Student of the Year

Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health (CARTEEH), Texas A&M Transportation Institute


1:00 pm/Eastern

CCAT Distinguished Lecture Series — The Pandora's Box of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs)

Mary (Missy) Cummings, Ph.D., Professor in the Depts of Mechanical & Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science - George Mason Univ, Former Senior Safety Advisor - National Highway Traffic Safety Admin (NHTSA)

Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT), University of Michigan


1:00 pm/Eastern

Precast Substructure Connection Details – AASHTO and PCINE Guidance

Atorod Azizinamini, Ph.D., P.E., Director, ABC-UTC with Michael P. Culmo, P.E., Chief Engineer, CHA Consulting, Inc.; and Rita L. Seraderian, P.E., LEED AP, FPCI, Exec Director, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Northeast (PCINE)

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


2:00 pm/Eastern

Private 5G Technology and Implementation Testing for Traffic Intersection Safety

Jean Paul Talledo Vilela and Marty Miller

SAFE-D, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute


12:00 pm/Pacific

Simulating Urban Street Network Resilience Around the World

Geoff Boeing, Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning

METRANS, University of Southern California


2:30 pm/Eastern

Peer Influence and the Perceptions of Safety

Aqshems Nichols, grad student researcher at UC-Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (and CSCRS Student of the Year)

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety, UNC Chapel Hill


1:30 pm/Mountain

An Integrative Theory of Transportation and Location Decision-Making

Jason Hawkins, PhD, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

TOMNET UTC, Arizona State University


10:00 am/Central

Probability of Detection in Structural Health Monitoring

Dr. Genda Chen, Director, INSPIRE University Transportation Center 

INSPIRE UTC, Missouri S&T University

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The Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health (CARTEEH)
December 9, 2021 Webinar
Educating the Future Workforce on Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health

National University Transportation Center For Improving Mobility - Mobility21
November 20, 2020 Webinar
Panel One: Transportation and Equity - How to Address Systemic Challenges


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