NCTSPM Newsletter: September 2013

Welcome to our September 2013 newsletter, with updates on the latest research and activities at the National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management (NCTSPM).


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Performance Measurements of Transportation Systems Based on Fine-Grained Data Collected by AVI and AVL Systems (Florida International University, University of Central Florida)

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Georgia SPLOST Database and Clearinghouse for Transportation Finance (Georgia Institute of Technology)

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Impact and Feasibility Study of Solutions for Doubling Heavy Vehicles (University of Alabama-Birmingham)



Image courtesy of UCF PI Profile: Dr. Abdel-Aty’s involvement with the UTC goes back to his days as a doctoral student. “I received the Dissertation Award for outstanding Ph.D. dissertation from the University of California Transportation Center (UCTC) in 1995. It was an honor to receive this award, as it was very competitive, and provided me with support to pursue my research.” Read more.
Image courtesy of Rongjie Yu Student Profile: Hailing from Shanghai, China where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Tongji University, Rongjie Yu decided to see the world from a different angle by pursuing a post-graduate education in the U.S. Read more.



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NCTSPM sponsored K-12 camps during the summer of 2013: UAB's Summer Enrichment Program; UCF's Camp Connect; and GT's LEGO robotics and smart phone apps camps. Read more.

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Georgia Tech students win "Best Student Paper" award at Freeway & Managed Lane Operations Meeting and Conference. Read more.


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International impact: Two professors from the University of Central Florida have presented at a number of overseas universities in 2013. Read more.

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Georgia Tech students win 1st and 2nd places in GMU's "Thinking Outside the Box" competition. Read more.



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Seminars at Universities

Butch Wlaschin from FHWA recently spoke on "Transportation Asset Management: Beyond MAP-21 - A Business Approach." Read more.

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