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Advanced Transportation Technologies Seminar Series — Fall 2011

This 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.

2011 Fall Seminars

September 15

The Role of Transportation Researchers in Rehabilitation Hospitals to Keep Patients Mobile

Johnell Brooks, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Clemson University

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September 29

An Observational Study of Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossing Experience in Two Modern Urban Roundabouts

John Hourdos, Director, Minnesota Traffic Observatory, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

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October 13

Detection of Road and Bridge Surface Conditions Using Time Domain Reflectometry and Dielectric Relaxation Spectroscopy

John Evans, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Minnesota Duluth

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October 27

Development of a Traffic Information and Dissemination System for Work-Zone Environments

M. Imran Hayee, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth

Presented in conjunction with the Transportation Safety and Traffic Flow Research Council meeting.

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November 10

Cyclopath: Personalized Routing and Open Collaboration for Bicyclists

Loren Terveen, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota

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December 1

Transportation Safety Issues and Priorities in Minnesota

Brad Estochen, Assistant State Traffic Engineer, Minnesota Department of Transportation

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December 8

Toward Universal Access to Seamless Travel of Indoor and Outdoor Spaces With and Without Vision

Nicholas Giudice, Assistant Professor, Department of Spatial Information Science and Engineering, University of Maine

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