Transportation Engineering News & Events

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.
Stimulus package headline of annual Road School
Posted: March 4, 2009
What the federal government's stimulus package will mean for Indiana roads, how Super Bowl host cities have planned for traffic, and the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway were among the topics discussed March 10-12 at the 95th annual Purdue Road School.
Carmel wins bid to host 2011 National Roundabout Conference
Posted: January 16, 2009
The conference is designed to provide a forum for the exchange of technical and administrative information concerning aspects of roundabouts with the goal to inform a large audience about the science and application of roundabouts.
Prof. Kumares Sinha elected to National Academy of Engineering
Posted: February 12, 2008
Congratulations to Prof. Sinha, recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his contributions to transportation engineering.

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