ITS News

  • IPAM

    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.

  • Bill Garrison

    William Louis Garrison, CEE professor emeritus and former ITS director, died on Feb. 1. He was 90. Garrison served as the Institute of Transportation and Traffic Engineering (ITTE) (the predecessor of the Institute of Transportation Studies) for seven years 1973-1980. Read more about his contributions to ITS Berkeley and Cal.

     

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    See who's coming to campus for the ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar this Spring. All seminars are on Friday from 4-5 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Building. Join us for cookies and coffee at 3:30 p.m.. Seminars can be taken for credit. To sign up: CE 298:003 (CCN 14384), 1 unit, P/NP. Course Name: ITS Berkeley Seminar (Instructor: Shen) 

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     Recognized for being at the top of his peers, 2014 University of California, Berkeley graduate Jack Reilly received the Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award in Science and Technology for his Ph.D. from the Council of Universities Transportation Center (CUTC). 

     

  • Raja Sengupta

    CEE Systems Engineering Professor Raja Sengupta is featured in a video news clip on the first ever drone expo that was held on Dec. 13 in Los Angeles. The expo demonstrated the many conversations currently going on about aerial vehicles.

     

  • Arpad Horvath

     Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Arpad Horvath accepted the role of Faculty Director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC), starting mid-January 2015.

     

     

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     Professor Scott Moura and the Energy, Controls, and Application Lab (eCAL) have been awarded a Samsung Global Research Outreach (GRO) award to study battery management systems for achieving long range in electric vehicles (EVs).

     

  • Mike Cassidy

    Chancellor Dirks has approved the appointment of Professor Michael Cassidy as the Robert Horonjeff Professor in Civil Engineering, effective July 1, 2014-June 30, 2019. This is a well-deserved honor and recognition of Cassidy's outstanding record in teaching, research and service.

     

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    Sean Morris, PATH contractor and Albany Unified Schools computer science teacher, was nominated and selected to attend a workshop for 100 “superstar” teachers of the Exploring Computer Science (EC) and CS Principles courses, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Dec. 8-9 in Washington D.C.

  • Grads hold up their certificates

    Twenty seven students are ready for the next step after participating in the Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Certificate Award Ceremony Dec. 4, 2014 at the Residence de France in San Francisco, followed by a San Francisco dinner at a course professor's home.