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Advanced Transportation Technologies Seminar Series — 2008

As part of the CTS Seminar Series, this semester-long seminar series provides updates on research projects in the ITS Institute's core science and technology areas—human factors, intelligent vehicles, traffic modeling and management, sensing, communications, and controls. Research projects cover a wide range of disciplines such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, human factors, computer science and engineering, and civil engineering.

2008 Seminars

September 9

Evaluation of Platoon-Priority and Advanced Warning Flasher System at High-Speed Signalized Intersections

Henry Liu, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

September 23

Summary of Research Activities at the Center for Sustainable Mobility

Hesham Rakha, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, and Director, Center for Sustainable Mobility, Virginia Tech

October 7

Solar and Wind Hybrid Electric Generators for Rural ITS Applications

Taek Kwon, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth

October 21

Intelligent Transportation Systems and Safety: Innovative Uses of Information Systems to Improve Timeliness and Quality of Emergency Response

Tom Horan, Executive Director, Claremont Information and Technology Institute

November 4

Improving Transit System Performance with the Benefit of Automatic Data Collection Systems

Nigel Wilson, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

November 18

A Predictive Study of Use Impacts on the Denali Park Road

Ted Morris, Laboratory Manager, Minnesota Traffic Observatory

December 2

A Perspective on ITS Research at the USDOT

Shelley Row, Director, ITS Joint Program Office, U.S. Department of Transportation