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November 12, 2019

Groupe ADP, ITS partner for Airport Sustainability Research Project

Groupe ADP and ITS Berkeley join together for a partnership in a research project that tackles airport sustainability issues.
November 6, 2019

11 ITS Students Earn Eisenhower Awards

ITS Berkeley is excited to announce 11 UC Berkeley students have received Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program fellowships for the coming year.
November 4, 2019

Machine Learning Algorithms Help Predict Traffic Headaches

A team of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab computer scientists are working with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and PATH to use high performance computing (HPC) and machine learning to help improve Caltrans’ real-time decision making when incidents occur.
October 30, 2019

UC Berkeley, École Bilingue de Berkeley Team Up for First Lego League

When UC Berkeley students Michelle Yang and Yuhong Chen remember first playing with Lego robot kits, it was a casual activity.
October 29, 2019

Watch Alum Juan Argote's Distinguished Lecture

Juan Argote (CEE MS '10; PhD '14) gave the CEE Fall Distinguished Lecture on Monday, Oct. 21. As the Transportation Research Lead at Uber Advanced Technologies Group, Dr..
October 30, 2019

Wu Earns IEEE ITS Best Dissertation Award

Congratulations to recent alumnus Cathy Wu (’18) on receiving the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Best Dissertation Award
November 4, 2019

Cal Students Enjoy SA Symposium

UC Berkeley students had a front row ticket with leading experts addressing critical questions facing the aviation industry today at the Sustainable Aviation Symposium 2019 (SAS) held Oct. 7-8, 2019.
October 18, 2019

Kenichi Soga appointed to the Donald H. McLaughlin Chair of Mineral Engineering

Congratulations to Professor Kenichi Soga on his appointment to the Donald H. McLaughlin Chair of Mineral Engineering.This is a major honor and a well-deserved recognition of Professor Soga's eminence in the field of GeoSystems Engineering.
October 17, 2019

Tomizuka Awarded Honda Medal

Congratulations to Cheryl and John Neerhout, Jr.
October 16, 2019

Wachs Lecture: Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning for Social Justice and Carbon Reduction: Finding a Way that Works

Join Professor Emerita Elizabeth Deakin, UC Berkeley for the 12th Annual Martin Wachs lecture Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning  for Social Justice and Carbon Reduction:  Finding a Way that Works Thursday, November 14, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
October 14, 2019

Swappable Flying Batteries Keep Drones Aloft Almost Forever

Mid-air docking of flying batteries can massively extend the flight time of a droneBy Evan AckermanThis article originally appeard at IEEE Spectrum
October 8, 2019

Shaheen Appointed as VP of TRB's Executive Committee

Congratulations to Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co- Director Susan Shaheen, who has been named Vice Chair of the Transportation Research Board Executive Committee.
October 1, 2019

Can cellphones help cities be more energy efficient?

This article originally appeared at Berkeley Engineeringby Linda Vu
October 1, 2019

The Future of Mixed-Autonomy Traffic with Alexandre Bayen

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September 26, 2019

GMS Lecture Series

The Global Metropolitan Studies (GMS) is pleased to announce their lecture series for this year. The talks span a diverse set of fields, including transportation and engineering, and have been organized in collaboration with a wide set of units on campus, including the Institute of Transportation
September 24, 2019

McMillan, Davis Inducted to CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni recently announced the Class of 2019, which features two illustrious Institute of Transportation Studies alumni: Therese McMillan (MS/MCP ’84), Executi
September 24, 2019

Sustainable Aviation Symposium Lands in Berkeley Oct. 7-8. 2019

As startups and aviation giants alike are working on new innovations in aviation, ITS Berkeley and the Sustainable Aviation Foundation are leading the conversation with the Sustainable Aviation Symposium 2019 (SAS) Oct. 7-8, 2019.
September 30, 2019

Your Navigation App Is Making Traffic Unmanageable

The proliferation of apps like Waze, Apple Maps, and Google Maps is causing chaos

This article originally appeared at IEEE Spectrum
September 24, 2019

Assemblymember Wicks Visits ITS

Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, who represents the 15th Assembly District encompassing the cities of Berkeley, Emeryville, Richmond, and parts of the City of Oakland in the East Bay, met with several UC Berkeley groups on Aug.
September 19, 2019

Multi-City Study Finds Traffic Congestion, Lack of Transit Access Associated with Depressive Symptoms

Showing how traffic impacts the mental health of urban commuters, researchers from the National University of Singapore, UC Berkeley, and Universidad de los Andes recently published a new study in the latest issue of the Journal of Transport