Featured awards, honors, and activities
The University at Buffalo, TransInfo's lead university, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Transportation Research Institute (IMOB) of Hasselt University (HU) in Belgium to promote collaboration between the two Universities in areas related to transportation research and education.
TransInfo faculty, Dr. Rajan Batta, received IIE's 2015 Holzman Distinguished Educators Award.
In collaboration with TransInfo partner CUBRC, the University at Buffalo and TransInfo faculty Dr. Panos Anastasopoulos and Dr. Adel Sadek received funding from FHWA's Exploratory Research Program for a project entitled Applications of Knowledge Discovery in Massive Transportation Data: The Development of a Transportation Research Informatics Platform (TRIP) - $989,000.
TransInfo partner, the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez hosted Transportation Week, which took place on campus during the week of March 16th-20th, 2015.
TransInfo faculty secured funding including (i) Dr. Wu, Dr. Qiao, Dr. Sadek and Dr. Hulme were awarded funding from NSF for Modeling Cyber Transportation and Human Interaction in Connected and Automated Vehicles - $499,952; (ii) Dr. Qing He received funding from UTRC2 to develop a mathematical framework to model heterogeneous objective traffic signal control for 14 different subnetworks; (iii) Dr. Jamie Kang received UTRC2 funding to study "Market Potential for Battery Electric Vehicles based on Multi-Day Activity- Travel Patterns.
Professor Panos Anastasopoulos, along with University at Buffalo students T. Androutselis, U. Eker, N. Golshani, G. Jordan, S. Nahidi, and T. Sarwar presented five papers at the 56th Annual Transportation Research Forum.
Y. Hou, Y. Zhao, A. Wagh, L. Zhang, C. Qiao, K.F. Hulme, C. Wu, A.W. Sadek, and X. Liu. (2015). Simulation Based Testing and Evaluation Tools for Transportation Cyber-Physical System. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (in press).
L. Lin, Q. Wang and A.W. Sadek. (2015). A Novel Variable Selection Method based on Frequent Pattern Tree for Real-time Traffic Accident Risk Prediction. Transportation Research - Part C (in press).
L. Lin, M. Ni, Q. He, J. Gao and A.W. Sadek. (2015). Modeling the Impacts of Inclement Weather on Freeway Traffic Speed: An Exploratory Study Utilizing Social Media Data. Journal of the Transportation Research Board (in press).
L. Lin, Q. Wang, and A.W. Sadek. (2014). Data Mining and Complex Network Algorithm.