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December 2, 2019

SafeTREC's Vayalamkuzhi Earns 2019 Postdoc Achievement Award

Congratulations to SafeTREC's Praveen Vayalamkuzhi, who was recently honored as the co-recipient of the Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs Program (VSPA) 2019 Postdoc Achievement Award.
November 26, 2019

Oliver Wyman Forum, Bayen Rank Which Cities Will Lead the Mobility Revolution

New Index ranks Singapore, Amsterdam, London, Shanghai, and New York as the top five citiesAsian cities dominate the top 10 – occupying five of the top spotsGlobal cities in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa ranked on mobility ecosys
November 21, 2019

Electric Vehicles and Global Urban Adoption: Policy Solutions from France and California

UC Berkeley Law's Center for Law, Energy and the Environment (CLEE) just released a symposium brief on the lessons learned for electric vehicle deployment in France and California, based on the
November 21, 2019

Look Who's Driving

PATH's Steven Shaldover talks with NOVA about As self-driving cars take to the streets, investigate how they work, and if they are safe. After years of anticipation, autonomous vehicles are now being tested on public roads around the world.
November 21, 2019

Legislative Staff Talk ITS Research

Researchers from the UC Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) met with California policy makers at a Legislative Briefing Nov. 6, 2019 on the Berkeley campus for an afternoon of discussion on current research, policy needs, and how the two groups can work together.
November 20, 2019

ITS/CED Students Honored for Self-eSTEM Work

The College of Environmental Design, ITS Berkeley, Low Income/first Generation Students (LIFGen), College of Environmental Design Students of Color (CEDSOC) and planning professor/UCTC Director Karen Trapenberg Frick have all earned the Self-eSTEM STEM Partner
November 18, 2019

Deakin Awarded 2019 ACSP Distinguished Educator Award, Presents Wachs Lecture

Professor Emerita of City and Regional Planning and Urban Design, Elizabeth “Betty” Deakin, received the 2019 ACSP Distinguished Educator Award
November 12, 2019

Groupe ADP, ITS partner for Airport Sustainability Research Project

Groupe ADP and ITS Berkeley join together for a partnership in a research project that tackles airport sustainability issues.
November 6, 2019

11 ITS Students Earn Eisenhower Awards

ITS Berkeley is excited to announce 11 UC Berkeley students have received Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program fellowships for the coming year.
November 4, 2019

Machine Learning Algorithms Help Predict Traffic Headaches

A team of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab computer scientists are working with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and PATH to use high performance computing (HPC) and machine learning to help improve Caltrans’ real-time decision making when incidents occur.
October 30, 2019

UC Berkeley, École Bilingue de Berkeley Team Up for First Lego League

When UC Berkeley students Michelle Yang and Yuhong Chen remember first playing with Lego robot kits, it was a casual activity.
October 29, 2019

Watch Alum Juan Argote's Distinguished Lecture

Juan Argote (CEE MS '10; PhD '14) gave the CEE Fall Distinguished Lecture on Monday, Oct. 21. As the Transportation Research Lead at Uber Advanced Technologies Group, Dr..
October 30, 2019

Wu Earns IEEE ITS Best Dissertation Award

Congratulations to recent alumnus Cathy Wu (’18) on receiving the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Best Dissertation Award
November 4, 2019

Cal Students Enjoy SA Symposium

UC Berkeley students had a front row ticket with leading experts addressing critical questions facing the aviation industry today at the Sustainable Aviation Symposium 2019 (SAS) held Oct. 7-8, 2019.
October 18, 2019

Kenichi Soga appointed to the Donald H. McLaughlin Chair of Mineral Engineering

Congratulations to Professor Kenichi Soga on his appointment to the Donald H. McLaughlin Chair of Mineral Engineering.This is a major honor and a well-deserved recognition of Professor Soga's eminence in the field of GeoSystems Engineering.
October 17, 2019

Tomizuka Awarded Honda Medal

Congratulations to Cheryl and John Neerhout, Jr.
October 16, 2019

Wachs Lecture: Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning for Social Justice and Carbon Reduction: Finding a Way that Works

Join Professor Emerita Elizabeth Deakin, UC Berkeley for the 12th Annual Martin Wachs lecture Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning  for Social Justice and Carbon Reduction:  Finding a Way that Works Thursday, November 14, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
October 14, 2019

Swappable Flying Batteries Keep Drones Aloft Almost Forever

Mid-air docking of flying batteries can massively extend the flight time of a droneBy Evan AckermanThis article originally appeard at IEEE Spectrum
October 8, 2019

Shaheen Appointed as VP of TRB's Executive Committee

Congratulations to Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co- Director Susan Shaheen, who has been named Vice Chair of the Transportation Research Board Executive Committee.
October 1, 2019

Can cellphones help cities be more energy efficient?

This article originally appeared at Berkeley Engineeringby Linda Vu