ITS News

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    Transportation Sustainability Research Center Research Scientist Mark Delucchi recently earned the the Cozzarelli Prize, bestowed by the Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 

     

     

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     The US State Department announced the appointment of Professor Dan Kammen as US science envoy. The program showcases science and technology as engines of progress and economic growth, and as tools of diplomacy. 

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    Miss the 2016 UCCONNECT Student Conference? See the reap of the conference, held at the University of California, Riverside on February 11-12, 2016.

     

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    Friends, colleagues, students and family of William L. Garrison gathered for a memorial celebration at the Transportation Research Board in January. Garrison, UC Berkeley professor emeritus in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, former director of Berkeley's Institute of Transportation Studies and former TRB Chair, died on Feb. 1, 2015 in Lafayette, CA.

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    Newly arrived from his appointment at the University of Cambridge in the UK, Kenichi Soga is excited to return to his alma mater, get down to business in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and join research endeavors with the Institute of Transportation Studies.

     

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    Teaching @ Berkeley interviews Professor Pestana on Gamification. Pestana, faculty member in CEE's GeoSystems program, chairs Berkeley Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching.

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     Students from the École des Mines de Paris visited ITS Berkeley and California PATH Tuesday to study history and innovations as part of a smart/sustainabie cities research trip.

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    The ITS Transportation Seminars are held on Fridays from 4-5 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building. Join us for beverages and cookies at 3:30 p.m. Check out our speakers for this semester.

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    Join ITS Berkeley at the Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting for a memorial session in honor of Professor William L. Garrison. The session, JBU16-0001, will take place on Monday Jan. 11, from 5-6 pm in room 151B of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. https://www.facebook.com/events/950325588382646/

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     Arpad Horvath commented on smart cities on the occasion of the historic COP21 agreement in Paris for Physics World. He says that stopping rising global temperatures through curbing carbon emissions will necessitate a fundamental rethink of our urban infrastructures.