ITS News

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     The Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory increased their national footprint in April when several delegates attended the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Big Ideas Summit April 21-22, 2016 in Washington, DC to discuss important future problems in the field of energy.


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     CEE faculty and Graduate Student Instructors are renowned for their commitment to quality instruction, and eight CEE GSIs were selected as recipients of Berkeley's Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for 2015-16, among them are ITS's Timothy Brathwaite and Andrew Campbell.

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     Driving the next generation of deep automotive perception research, UC Berkeley Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) recently launched the Berkeley DeepDrive (BDD) Industry Consortium to investigate state-of-the-art technologies merging computer vision and machine learning for automotive applications.

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     ITS Berkeley warmly welcomed 13 prospective students during the Transportation Engineering Open House Friday April 8.


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     ITS Berkeley will hold its first Awards Ceremony May 11, 2016.



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     Director of Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD), Catherine Ross, presented the ninth annual Martin Wachs Lecture, March 17, 2016.


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     Key representatives from the four Institutes of Transportation Studies from the University of California system, key private and public transportation organizations and the University of California Office of the President came together in Sacramento this week to talk about the future of transportation at an informational hearing for the California State Assembly Transportation Committee. 

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    The American Automatic Control Council has awarded ITS Berkeley affiliate Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Scott Moura and Graduate Student Researcher in the Energy, Controls, and Applications Laboratory (eCAL) Hector Perez the 2016 O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award.


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     Building government relations between the Institute for Transportation Studies and the California Senate, Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology Program Manager Steven Shladover testified before a joint Informational Hearing of the state Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing and the Senate Committee on Judiciary March 15.


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    Looking to the future of mobility, Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen testified during a joint meeting of the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications and Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing in Sacramento on February 17, 2016.