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September 14, 2017

EECS Diversity Director Emerita Presented With Presidential Award

Dr. Sheila Humphries, University of California Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Director Emerita of Diversity,received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). Dr.
September 14, 2017

Liu, Hansen:Learning Early about Late Flights

 A new study from Li Yiu and Mark Hansen published in the Articles in Advance section of Transportation Science improves how air traffic managers cope with unexpected delays and provides them with more predictable ways to manage arrival traffic at airports with adverse weather.
September 14, 2017

Lipman Testifies for State Committee

Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Tim Lipman was asked to testify for Chairman Bill Quirk’s select committee of the Assembly in Sacramento June 18, 2015 regarding The Future of Transportation Fuel in California. 
September 14, 2017

On the Road in Utrecht: Shaheen provides keynote talk at two sharing economy events

 Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen is taking an international perspective when it comes to the sharing economy this June.
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.