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February 6, 2019

Kaminsky Named Sastry Chair for Leadership and Innovation

Congratulations to ITS affiliate Professor Phil Kaminsky, who has been named to the Sastry Chair for Leadership and Innovation.
February 5, 2019

Bayen Co-Authors Der Tagesspiegel Article

ITS Berkeley Director Alexandre Bayen co-authors article in the German newspaper, Der Tagesspiegel, "San Francisco makes it — commuting without a car." 
February 4, 2019

ITS Berkeley at Davos for World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

ITS Director Alexandre Bayen was featured on a panel discussing the societal impacts of the New Mobility, the massive ongoing transformation in how the world moves people, things, and data at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting at Davos, Switzerland January 22-25, 2019.
February 4, 2019

Shaheen Joins TRB Exec Committee

Congratulations to Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director and Civil and Environmental Engineering Adjunct Professor Susan Shaheen on her appointment to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Executive Committee for a three-year term beginning in January 2019.  She is one of ei
January 29, 2019

What will be the biggest disruptor of the transportation industry in 2019?

TSRC Director Susan Shaheen discusses what will be the biggest disruptor of the transportation industry in 2019? on MarketScale's podcast.
January 29, 2019

UC Berkeley 4th Transportation Alumni Reception

UC Berkeley TRANSOCis hosting a night of relaxation, socializing, and networking at the Anna Head Alumnae Hall on Feb. 20, 2019.
January 29, 2019

ITS Berkeley, FLOW Lab Host First LEGO League Championship

With a rousing round of “Go Bears!” led by College of Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu, about 40 teams of elementary and middle school students, ages 9-14, took over the Pauley Ballroom in the MLK Student Union Building to put months of planning and design into practice at the Northern Californi
January 24, 2019

Alum Therese W. McMillan Named MTC, ABAG Executive Director

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) named ITS Berkeley alum Therese Watkins McMillan as its new Executive Director. This position also serves as the top executive for the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG).
January 17, 2019

ITS Berkeley Wraps Up Successful TRB

ITS Berkeley faculty, researchers and students were active participants again this year at the  Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Jan. 13-17, 2019 in Washington D.C.
January 17, 2019

Spring Transportation Seminar Schedule

Join us for the ITS Berkeley Transportation Spring Seminar Series. Find us on Fridays in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building frm 4-5 p.m. Beverages and cookies will be served at 3:30 p.m. 
January 17, 2019

Young robotics scholars to compete in FIRST LEGO League championship

WHAT: 2018-2019 Northern California FIRST LEGO League East Bay District Championship
January 11, 2019

Flow: Traffic simulation joins forces with deep reinforcement learning and cloud computing

UC Berkeley’s Institute of Transportation Studies and Aimsun recently created a new partnership to release Flow, a tool for managing large-scale traffic systems that feature a mix of human-driven and autonomous vehicles.
January 10, 2019

Max Shen named to succeed Ken Goldberg as chair of IEOR

Professor Zuo-Jun "Max" Shen has just been named to be the next chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR).
December 19, 2018

Five Questions With An Expert Studying NYC’s Car-Share Pilot

Berkeley-based researcher Susan Shaheen is conducting surveys on behalf of NYC DOT.
December 18, 2018

ITS Berkeley Awards Ceremony and Holiday Party

ITS Berkeley and its Centers came together for the annual Holiday Party and Awards Ceremony Dec. 14, 2018 at the International House. Congratulations to the ITS Berkeley award winners!
December 11, 2018

Airport Design Class Makes Final Presentations

On Dec. 4, 2018, 10 groups of students from the highly popular CE 153 Airport Design Class presented their final term projects in front of a panel of 12 judges from SFO, Airbus, and several airport design companies.
December 11, 2018

Lipman, Weber Co-Edit "Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Production"

TSRC Co-Director Timothy Lipman and LBNL Staff Scientist Adam Weber, have collaborated as Co-Editors of Volume 1 in the Springer Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology
December 12, 2018

Wu Receives Pikarsky Award

Wu received the CUTC Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award, awarded annually for best Doctoral dissertation in the field of science and technology in transportation studies
December 10, 2018

ITS Berkeley Earns 8 Eisenhower Fellowships

ITS Berkeley is excited to announce eight UC Berkeley students have received Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) fellowships for the coming year.
December 10, 2018

Gonzalez Co-Authors Paper on Data Assessments of the Collapse of Urban Traffic in Six Cities

Worsening of traffic congestion in cities is an ongoing challenge in urban regions. Stories of mega-jams that last tens hours, or even days, appear not only in fiction but in reality.

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