Transportation Engineering News & Events

NEXTRANS receives $2.1 million federal transportation research grant
Posted: September 2, 2010
The NEXTRANS Center at Purdue University has been awarded a $2.1 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to develop solutions to transportation challenges by capturing the interactions between vehicle, traveler and infrastructure.
Purdue, INDOT pioneering green highway projects
Posted: July 26, 2010
Civil engineers at Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Transportation are teaming up on green projects around the state, including work aimed at saving taxpayers $300,000 annually by recycling a waste product from cement manufacturing.
Purdue, INDOT pioneering green highway projects
Prof. Bullock named JTRP Director
Posted: June 30, 2010
Prof. Darcy Bullock has been named director of the Joint Transportation Research Program, effective July 15th. JTRP collaborates with the Indiana Department of Transportation on research and educational programs.
Prof. Darcy Bullock
Airport device follows fliers' phones
Posted: May 6, 2010
A recent USA Today article cites research by Prof. Darcy Bullock and his team to help track how long airline passengers are stuck at security checkpoints.
Darcy Bullock
ITE student chapter members win first place in District Traffic Bowl
Posted: May 3, 2010
Congratulations to Mike Barbier, Scott Sandstrom & Sam Leckrone on their achievement!
Mike Barbier, Scott Sandstrom & Sam Leckrone
Dr. Sarah Hubbard paper wins 2010 ASCE Arthur M. Wellington Prize
Posted: May 3, 2010
Congratulations to Sarah Hubbard, Darcy Bullock & Fred Mannering for their award-winning paper, "Right-Turns on Green and Pedestrian Level of Service: A Statistical Assessment"
Dr. Peeta wins UniSA Distinguished Research Award
Posted: January 25, 2010
Dr. Srinivas Peeta is a recipient of the 2010 UniSA Distinguished Researcher Award from the University of South Australia (UniSA), awarded by the Australian Competitive Grants and Fellowships Development Committee.
Prof. Sinha receives the TRB Crum Award
Posted: October 20, 2009
Congratulations to Prof. Kumares Sinha, recipient of the Transportation Research Board's 2009 Roy W. Crum Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in transportation research and research management and is the highest honor bestowed by the TRB.
Prof. Ukkusuri advises doctoral student to best dissertation award
Posted: October 15, 2009
Congratulations to Prof. Satish Ukkusuri for advising his most recent Ph.D. student to being honored with the INFORMS Transportation Science & Logistics Best Dissertation Award for 2009.
Innovative Solution Helps NEXTRANS Model Travel-Time Reliability
Posted: April 21, 2009
Researchers at Purdue University and the NEXTRANS Center are applying cutting-edge technology to develop a model that can accurately measure travel-time reliability. This model may provide a new basis for transportation professionals to monitor the performance and benefits of activities implemented on roadway networks.

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