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


12:00 pm/Eastern

State of the Field: Structural Health Monitoring 

Erik Zuker, Structural Engineer, New York Bridge Group, HNTB

C2SMART  UTC, New York University


2:30 pm/Eastern

Cycling Safety: From Crash Data Analysis to a Naturalistic Cycling Study

Shan Bao, Ph.D., Assc Research Scientist, Univ of Michigan (UM) Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), Assc Professor, UM-Dearborn and Fred Feng, Ph.D., Asst Professor,  UM-Dearborn

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


1:00 pm/Pacific

Evaluating Sidewalk Infrastructure & Prioritizing Investment

Wesley Marshall and Nicholas Coppola, Univ of Colorado, Denver

Transportation Infrastructure Durability & Life Extension (TriDurLE), Washington State University


1:00 pm/Eastern

CAIT Seminar Series: Innovation in Construction with Sustainable Concrete Materials and Technologies

Dr. Matthew P. Adams and Dr. Matthew Bandelt, Assistant Professors of Civil & Environmental Engineering at NJIT and University Transportation Center (UTC)

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


12:00 pm/Eastern

End-to-End Driving Automation with Deep Reinforcement Learning: Challenges and Promises

Keith Redmill and Ekim Yurtsever

Smart Mobility Connections, Mobility21, Carnegie Mellon University 


1:00 pm/Eastern

Service Life Design Guidance for UHPC Link Slabs

Mary Lou Ralls Newman, P.E., Dir of Technology Transfer, ABC-UTC with Royce W. Floyd, P.E., S.E., Ph.D., Principal Investigator; Clay Reed, M.S.C.E. Student; and Jeffery S. Volz, S.E., P.E., Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator, Univ of Oklahoma

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


5:00 pm/Eastern

Results Not Accidents: Reframing and Rehumanizing Road Safety

Tom Flood, Rovélo Creative

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


10:00 am/Pacific

Radar Point Cloud Segmentation using GMM in Traffic Monitoring

Siyang Cao, University of Arizona

National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), Portland State University


12:00 pm/Eastern

Using AI to Improve CAV Operations in Mixed Traffic

Sikai (Sky) Chen, Visiting Asst Prof at the Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT), Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue Univ; Visiting Research Fellow, Robotics Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon Univ

C2SMART  UTC, New York University


12:00 pm/Eastern

2021 STRIDE Products Showcase

Various speakers

STRIDE Center, University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI)


1:00 pm/Eastern

The Effect of COVID-19 on Transit Operations and Ridership

Dr. Mansoureh Jeihani, Dr. Celeste Chavis, Istik Bhuyan, and Dr. Samira Ahangari

Urban Mobility & Equity Center and National Transportation Center, Morgan State University


2:00 pm/Eastern

Investigating the Effect of Connected Vehicles Route Guidance on Mobility and Equity

Dr. Mansoureh Jeihani, Alireza Ansaryiar, Dr. Anam Ardeshiri, and Dr. Eazaz Sadeghvaziri

Urban Mobility & Equity Center and National Transportation Center, Morgan State University


3:00 pm/Eastern

Roadmap to Cooperative & Automated Transportation: Theory, Modeling and Experiments

Xiaopeng (Shaw) Li, Asst Professor, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida (USF)

C2SMART  UTC, New York University


2:00 pm/Eastern

Data Fusion for Non-Motorized Safety Analysis

Dr. Ipek Sener & Silvy Sirajum Munira

Safe-D,  Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI)


9:00 am/Pacific

Integrating Quality Assurance in Balance Mix Designs for Durable Asphalt Mixtures

Jenny Liu, Missouri University of Science & Technology

Transportation Infrastructure Durability & Life Extension (TriDurLE), Washington State University


12:00 pm/Eastern

Enhancing Equity and Access: The case of e-scooters in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 

Daniel Rodriguez-Roman, Ph.D. 

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


1:00 pm/Eastern

Modeling Approaches for Equitable Dynamic Congestion Pricing

Dr. Venktesh Pandey, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, N.C. A&T State University

Center for Advanced Transportation Mobility (CATM), North Carolina A&T State University

12/8/2021 to 12/10 2021

9:00 am to 3:00 pm/Eastern daily

2021 Virtual Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference: with Emphasis on International Experiences

Atorod Azizinamini, Ph.D., P.E., Director, ABC-UTC, and various speakers

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


10:00 am/Pacific

Poro-Elastic Modeling and Measurement of Rebar Corrosion and Crack Formation Using High Frequency Ultrasonics

Pierre-Philippe Beaujean, PhD, Florida Atlantic University

Transportation Infrastructure Durability & Life Extension (TriDurLE), Washington State University


10:00 am/Central

Hyperspectral Imaging and Data Analytics for Civil Infrastructure Inspection

Dr. Genda Chen


Highlighted UTC Webinars

Visit our YouTube channel for past UTC webinars

National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), Portland State University, May 1, 2020 Webinar
Natural Pozzolans in the Pacific Northwest and their Beneficial Uses

Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC), Florida International University, April 16, 2020 Webinar 
PennDOT’s First SPMT Bridge Move: Shaler Street Bridge

TOMNET, Arizona State University , March 5, 2020 lecture by Charles Greer, Jr., Univ of Illinois, Urban Champaign
A Once in a Lifetime Project Every 10 Years

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