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September 14, 2017

Cancelled: Transportation Seminar: Semantics and the City

This event has been cancelled.We will be rescheduling this seminar to the Fall Series. Francisco Camara Pereira, from MIT/CEE ITSLab,  presents "Semantics and the City" Friday, March 13, 2015 for the ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar from 4-5 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building.
March 5, 2015

2015 UCCONNECT Student Conference

Check out a recap and pictures from the first Student Conference sponsored by UCCONNECT, held Feb. 27-28, 2015 at UC Santa Barbara. Over a 100 students from UCCONNECT participated, incude 39 fron UC Berkeley. 
September 14, 2017

ITS Berkeley Collaborates with IPAM to Merge Traffic and Math

Several ITS Berkeley faculty, staff and alumni will be working with the University of California Los Angeles’ Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) merging traffic and math in a long program called New Directions in Mathematical Approaches for Traffic Flow Management.
February 26, 2015

William L. Garrison Passes Away

William Louis Garrison, CEE professor emeritus and former ITS director, died on Feb. 1. He was 90.
September 14, 2017

ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar: Spring 2015 Schedule

See who's coming to campus for the ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar this Spring. All seminars are on Friday from 4-5 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Building. Join us for cookies and coffee at 3:30 p.m.. Seminars can be taken for credit. To sign up: CE 298:003 (CCN 14384), 1 unit, P/NP.
September 14, 2017

Reilly Awarded Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award for Ph.D. on Transportation Cybersecurity

 Recognized for being at the top of his peers, 2014 University of California, Berkeley graduate Jack Reilly received the Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award in Science and Technology for his Ph.D. from the Council of Universities Transportation Center (CUTC).  
December 22, 2014

Raja Sengupta in The first of its kind drone expo held in US

CEE Systems Engineering Professor Raja Sengupta is featured in a video news clip on the first ever drone expo that was held on Dec. 13 in Los Angeles. The expo demonstrated the many conversations currently going on about aerial vehicles. 
September 14, 2017

Horvath Appointed TSRC Faculty Director

 Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Arpad Horvath accepted the role of Faculty Director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC), starting mid-January 2015.  
December 11, 2014

Scott Moura and eCAL Win Samsung GRO Award

 Professor Scott Moura and the Energy, Controls, and Application Lab (eCAL) have been awarded a Samsung Global Research Outreach (GRO) award to study battery management systems for achieving long range in electric vehicles (EVs). 
December 10, 2014

Michael Cassidy Appointed to Robert Horonjeff Chair

Chancellor Dirks has approved the appointment of Professor Michael Cassidy as the Robert Horonjeff Professor in Civil Engineering, effective July 1, 2014-June 30, 2019. This is a well-deserved honor and recognition of Cassidy's outstanding record in teaching, research and service. 
September 14, 2017

PATH's Morris Earns Top Teacher Award

Sean Morris, PATH contractor and Albany Unified Schools computer science teacher, was nominated and selected to attend a workshop for 100 “superstar” teachers of the Exploring Computer Science (EC) and CS Principles courses, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Cent
September 14, 2017

SVIEP Celebrates Grads

Twenty seven students are ready for the next step after participating in the Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Certificate Award Ceremony Dec. 4, 2014 at the Residence de France in San Francisco, followed by a San Francisco dinner at a course professor's home.
September 14, 2017

PATH’s Zhang Appointed IEEE Fellow

Wei-Bin Zhang, California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) Research Engineer and Program Manager, was recently elevated to Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.   
September 14, 2017

Pavement Research Center Builds on Strong Foundation

Geoengineering Professor Juan Pestana is tapped to lead the University of California Pavement Research Center-Berkeley. The 20-year UC Berkeley veteran is excited to delve into all aspects of pavement research to move the center and field forward.  
November 18, 2014

TRB Honors Mark Hansen with 2015 McKelvey Award

Professor Mark Hansen received Transportation Research Board's Francis X. McKelvey Award for his outstanding work in aviation-related research.  
September 14, 2017

Startup Success in a Snapshot

Startup@Berkeley alumni bring a new take on instant photos with their company Prynt, which makes a smartphone case that prints photos instantly.
October 17, 2014

ITS Intern's Work Aimed at Foiling Cyber Attacks on Freeway Systems Wins Research Award

 A visiting French student, Sebastien Martin, who interned with PATH has won an award from his school École Polytechnique for his work on understanding potential vulnerabilities of traffic management systems and to improve cyber security of freeway traffic control infrastructure. 
October 15, 2014

The Fall 2014 Issue of the Berkeley Transportation Letter is Online

This issue of the newsletter examines how ITS students and faculty have transformed good ideas into marketable products and how UC Berkeley's partnership with Hyundai has yielded positive results for the University and its students as well as the automaker.
October 8, 2014

A Clean Climate Must be a Consumer Commodity: Dan Kammen

TSRC Co-Director Dan Kammen recently attended the UN Climate Summit in New York City. In a National Geographic blog post he calls for a national movement by and for consumers to combat climate change.
October 8, 2014

The Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program: Startups at ITS!

A new UC Berkeley program designed to introduce students from around the world to Silicon Valley's unique success in innovation and entrepreneurship took another step forward with the signing of an agreement with the French engineering school, École Polytechnique.