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Smart Transportation Infrastructure Initiative Gains Momentum

Published April 30, 2018

The Illinois Center for Transportation recently launched the Smart Transportation Infrastructure Initiative, or STII. It is a partnership between academic researchers, transportation leaders in government, and visionaries in private industry.

Watch video to hear more from STII’s key members.

 

Researcher Spotlight: Spencer’s Sensors

Published April 24, 2018

From monitoring bridges to earthquake damage, UIUC Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor and Researcher Bill Spencer is always in motion.

Watch more on Bill in ICT’s Researcher Spotlight.

 

Center for Connected Automated Transportation Hosts the 2018 Global Symposium for Connected and Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure

Published April 24, 2018

The US Department of Transportation Center for Connected Automated Transportation, led by the University of Michigan and its research partners—Washtenaw Community College, Purdue University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Akron, and Central State University—hosted the 2018 Global Symposium for Connected and Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure on March 7-8, 2018 at the University of Michigan. The Symposium attracted hundreds of academia and industry representatives who gathered to engage in a global discussion about the overarching research issues related to connected and automated vehicles (CAV).Read More

APSE Works to Expand Reach in Education, Research, Professional Arenas

Published April 24, 2018

The Academy of Pavement Science and Engineering (APSE) is working on introducing itself to the broader community. The organization held an introductory meeting, where it also updated current members, at the International Conference on Advances in Materials and Pavement Performance Prediction (the AM3P Conference) on April 17. Read More