The Transportation Research Board’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) today announced winners of its annual Graduate Research Awards.
In today’s world of big data, billions of data points are collected every day via smartphone apps, fitness trackers and wearables about our decisions, habits and travel patterns. Already, this data has been the backbone for powering everything from self-driving cars to mobile banking to suggesting online retail advertisements.
Short-term flooding from extreme storm events poses a serious transportation challenge in U.S. cities. This problem -- which is anticipated to grow over the next century with our global climate crisis -- is often hardest on vulnerable populations, including low-income and minority neighborhoods.
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ASU's TOMNET center explores public outlook on evolving transportation landscape.
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In his new role as director of the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Professor Ram Pendyala says he is prioritizing efforts to provide more opportunities for students through expanded curricula, internships, industry alliances, research opportunities, online courses and professional development programs.
What greets you when you step out your front door? A paved sidewalk? Any bike lanes? What about street lights? Those are the things that make you feel safe walking, jogging or going for a bike ride. Now, researchers at Arizona State University are using technology to pinpoint the "walkability" outside your door.
The new center is designed as part of a long-term collaboration between ASU and Amazon Web Services to improve digital experiences for smart city designers, expand technology alternatives while minimizing costs, spur economic and workforce development and facilitate sharing public-sector solutions within the region.
Gov. Doug Ducey and Intel Corp. announced they are launching an Institute for Automated Mobility that will bring government and private industry together. As part of the announcement, Ducey named Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan, ASU’s chief research and innovation officer, as the institute's senior science adviser.
ASU was awarded an NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program grant to launch a graduate research training program focused on citizen-centered smart cities.