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Tom Maze seminar sessions continue Friday

March 06, 2018

The Tom Maze Transportation seminars will continue Friday with a presentation from Dr. Girish Chowdhary, Director of the Distributed Autonomous Systems Lab with the University ...

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ISU Transportation Center Helps Bridge the Gaps

March 01, 2018

Nearly half of U.S. bridges are nearing the ends of their projected life cycles. An estimated quarter of U.S. bridges are deficient in some fashion. That makes construction of new bridges that are safer, more resilient, and less expensive a high ...

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Live load test of bridge.

InTrans student named 2018 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar

February 28, 2018

Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans) graduate student Georges Bou-Saab knows first-hand how improvements in transportation can make the world a ...

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Georges Bou-Saab, left, pictured with Jason Haynes, past president of MOVITE. Bou-Saab was accepting the award for outstanding Transportation Student Association chapter.

InTrans’ Anuj Sharma spotlights big data research at TRB

February 28, 2018

One of the biggest questions in technological fields today is how to use all of the data that is now readily available to implement practical solutions to pressing problems.


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Anuj Sharma

Chris Day joins InTrans in ‘big data’ projects

February 12, 2018

Chris Day already knows “big data” is a big deal. The next step is researching how to use those figures to make roadway systems safer and more efficient.

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Chris Day

InTrans student named 2018 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar

February 09, 2018

Ashirwad Barnwal has worked on several studies to reduce roadway fatalities while working to earn his doctorate under the direction of Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans) research scientist Dr. Anuj Sharma.

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Ashirwad Barnwal, left, poses with the CCEE department’s director of graduate education Say Kee Ong after winning a top prize in the CCEE poster competition this past semester. PHOTO CREDIT: Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department

InTrans hosts Traffic and Safety Focus Group

February 08, 2018

Approximately 40 people aiming to make roadways safer and more efficient met at Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans) on Wednesday to discuss future ...

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A breakout group discusses potential research topics related to enforcement during the Traffic and Safety Research Focus Group meeting.

RET education continues with classroom visit

February 07, 2018

Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans) research scientist Basak Aldemir Bektas went to Ankeny High School teacher Joe Carey’s AP Statistics class this week to help his students learn to PANIC.

That ...

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Ankeny High School teacher Joe Carey works with students after giving them an assignment based on his work last summer with InTrans' Basak Aldemir Bektas

Iowa DOT, InTrans facilitate collaborative road safety discussions

February 02, 2018

The Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) at Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans) understands that creating a collaborative environment at workshops and other events can be a meaningful way to come up with solutions ...

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NBC's TODAY Show looks at ISU's heated concrete. Can it melt air travel headaches?

January 29, 2018

Can new Iowa State technology that heats runways improve safety and help prevent airport weather delays? NBC's Jeff Rossen of the TODAY Show talked with Halil Ceylan, professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering and director ...

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Halil Ceylan

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