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September 22, 2015

Global Summit Investigates Sustainable Futures

University of California at Berkeley is co-hosting the 2015 Disruptive Mobility Summit with MIT Media Lab and the London School of Economics Nov. 11-13 in Cambridge, MA. 
September 21, 2015

NSF award to CEE faculty to enhance infrastructure resilience

Professors Mark Stacey (PI), with Samer Madanat, and Alexey Pozdnukhov (co-PIs), are investigators on one of several new projects funded by the NSF to address the nation's critical need for more resilient infrastructure and enhanced services.
September 21, 2015

MIT selects Yi Liu as a CEE Rising Star

Yi Liu, a Transportation Engineering PhD candidate, is among 20 outstanding early career women in CEE selected to participate in MIT's first ever CEE Rising Stars Workshop.  
September 14, 2017

Shaheen on SB350

Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen writes an Op Ed on SB 350 with former student Amanda Eaken, transportation director for the urban solutions program at the Natural Resources Defense Council.
September 14, 2017

ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar: Fall 2015 Schedule

 The ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar Fall 2015 schedule is now available. Check out who's coming to campus and what topics we'll cover!    
September 14, 2017

Moura Earns 2 SEI Grants

Institute of Transportation Studies affiliate and civil and environmental engineering assistant professor Scott Moura recently earned two Siebel Energy Institute grants for his projects that aim to improve the availability and efficiency of modern energy systems. 
September 14, 2017

Dion, Meade and Lazar Earn STAR Awards

California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology’s Francois Dion and Robert Meade and Pavement Research Center’s Maggie Lazar are being recognized for their hard work, earning University of California, Berkeley Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Awards.
September 14, 2017

TSRC, PATH Featured at Leadership Session on Autonomous Vehicles

Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen and California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology Program Manager Steven Shladover were recently named as moderator and panelist, respectively, for the upcoming California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) Tho
July 24, 2015

EECS Diversity Director Emerita Presented 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).
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

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