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March 7, 2019

Mobiliti: A Game Changer for Analyzing Traffic Congestion

New software tool can run large-scale traffic simulations in seconds as a result of collaboration between ITS Berkeley and Berkeley Lab, part of Berkeley Lab's Sustainable Transportation Initiative.
March 5, 2019

Alumna Laura Schewel Talks Transportation Analytics in ITS International

The January/February 2019 edition of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) International features an interview with UC Berkeley Energy Resources Group (ERG) alumna Laura Schewel.
March 5, 2019

Moura Receives NSF Career Award

Scott Moura Receives Prestigious NSF Career Award for Battery Management Project
March 19, 2019

Halpern, Lazarus, Lucken Selected as Eno Fellows

Congratulations to doctoral students Jessica Lazarus and Emmma Lucken and Transportation dual masters degree student Jeremy Halpern for being selected by the Board of Regents of the Eno Center for Transportation to participate in the 27th annual Eno Future Leaders Development Conference in Washington, DC, June 2 – 6.  
February 22, 2019

Fourth Transportation Alumni Reception a Success!

UC Berkeley TRANSOC students hosted a night of socializing and networking for UC Berkeley and ITS alumni, faculty and students, and Bay Area transportation leaders at the Anna Head Alumnae Hall Feb. 20, 2019.
February 19, 2019

Claire Tomlin elected to the NAE

Electrical engineering and computer science professor Claire Tomlin is amongst 86 newly elected members of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering.
February 15, 2019

New interactive website puts street safety data at your fingertips

Street Story gives California residents an easy way to report collisions and near-misses between cars, bicyclists or pedestrians.
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).