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September 14, 2017

TSRC Named a Research Team for NCHRP Grant

The Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) was recently named one of four teams eligible to study the Impacts of Connected Vehicles (CVs) and Automated Vehicles (AVs) on State and Local Transportation Agencies (Project 20-102) by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NC
September 14, 2017

ITS Berkeley Signs MoU with Catalonia

The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley is taking another step forward to forge new relationships around the world after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Catalan Ministry of Territory and Sustainability May 18, 2015.  
May 21, 2015

Students Advise Legislators on Graduate Research Advocacy Day

ITS Berkeley doctoral student Andre Carrel and Goldman School of Public Policy and the Energy and Resources Group doctoral student Rachel Golden shared their insights and lent their expertise about transportation legislation and policy to staff members from the Assembly and Senate on the 
September 14, 2017

Coopersmith, Danner explore how failure can help in new book

Failure. It’s not something people like to talk about, but University of California, Berkeley Entrepreneurship Professors Mark Coopersmith and John Danner are putting failure to good use in their new book, “The Other ‘F’ Word: How Smart Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs Put Failure to Work.” 
September 14, 2017

Gorripaty, Leshner Earn WTS Awards

Two transportation graduate students are garnering notice for their contributions to the field of transportation.
May 1, 2015

ITS Berkeley prof’s urban planning software goes into wide release

Urban Canvas, a powerful software-based simulator for planning and analyzing urban development — created by Synthicity, a Berkeley startup founded by Paul Waddell, a UC Berkeley professor and the chair of city and regional planning — goes into wide release after being acquired by 3D
September 14, 2017

UC Berkeley, HEC Students Tackle Travel Issues At Hackathon

 Bridging two continents and universities, 95 visiting students from the leading business school in France, Hautes Etudes Commercial de Paris (HEC), teamed up with 30 University of California, Berkeley Engineering students on April 18, 2015 for a travel idea hackathon, sponsored by Berkeley’s Ins
September 14, 2017

Former ITS Director Madanat Becomes Dean of Engineering at NYUAD

 Built on a firm University of California Berkeley foundation, former Institute of Transportation Studies Director Samer Madanat is taking his career to the next level. He was recently named Dean of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi.
September 14, 2017

Humphreys Receives Presidential Award

University of California Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Director Emerita of Diversity Sheila Humphreys has been named a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).  
September 14, 2017

Resilience Seminar Brings ITS, CITRIS, TRUST Together

 Highlighting the cross-disciplinary aspects of resilience, The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) and The Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST) have come together to offer a new series
September 14, 2017

Barajas, Saade Named Eno Fellows

ITS Berkeley doctoral students Nathalie Saade and Jesus Barajas are amongst the top 20 transportation graduate students across the country who will come together at the Eno Future Leaders Development Conference May 31 to June 4, 2015 in Washington DC.  
September 14, 2017

Trevor Darrell Tapped to Co-Lead PATH

Trevor Darrell has been appointed as the new faculty director for Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH). The computer science professor will begin his appointment at the end of spring.  
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.