Volume 05 | August 26, 2019 View as Webpage
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
VTrans Dill Building (2178 Airport Rd), Berlin, VT 

The VTrans Research Section, VTrans Civil Rights, and State Transportation Innovation Council are excited to host the VTrans Innovation Showcase and Career Day on September 11 at the Dill Building in Berlin, Vermont. In addition to posters of our research and innovations, there will be demonstrations of VTrans innovations including Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), VTrans’ mega snow plow, culvert robots, and the materials lab!

Don’t miss out,  register now !

We welcome VTrans staff, professionals, and college students to attend any part of Track A and escorted high school students, job seekers, and workforce development partners are encouraged to attend all of Track B which includes a welcome orientation, guided tours of the demonstrations, and a career development panel. 
  • 8:30am Welcome
  • 9am-12pm Poster Display and VTrans Demonstrations
  • 10-10:30am 90 second Highlight Presentations of Select Posters
Track B (for escorted high school students, job seekers, and workforce development partners)
  • 9am Welcome Orientation
  • 9:30am-12pm Guided Tours of Demonstrations
  • 12-1pm Lunch (Bring your own)
  • 1-2pm Career Development Panel
For more information about this exciting event, including a list of posters, demonstrations, and available fact sheets please visit the Showcase website .

 Please register so that we can prepare a name badge for you !
Leveraging High-Resolution LiDAR and Stream Geomorphic Assessment Datasets to Expand Regional Hydraulic Geometry Curves for Vermont 
Utilizing new technology to improve transportation infrastructure resiliency during extreme flood events.

Modeling Electric Vehicle Energy Demand and Regional Electricity Generation Dispatch for New England and New York 
Exploring the impacts of plug-in electric vehicles and related charging demands on the regional power grid.

Quantifying Nutrient Pollution Reductions Achieved by Erosion Remediation Projects on Vermont’s Roads 
Identifying water quality impacts of Vermont’s transportation system and exploring potential benefits of erosion mitigation.

High Performance Concrete with Post-Tensioning Shrinking Fibers
Creating a superior class of high-performance concrete using prestressing fibers made of shrimp shells and steel fibers

Looking for more?  Check out project posters, fact sheets, and more from the  2018 Research Symposium and 2017 Research Symposium .
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Dr. Emily Parkany, PE, Research Manager
Vermont Agency of Transportation | 802.272.6862 | emily.parkany@vermont.gov http://vtrans.vermont.gov/planning/research