CMU Professor & Mobility21 UTC Researcher Burku Akinci received ASCE 2020 Computing in Civil Engineering Award

April 8, 2020
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April 8, 2020

CMU Professor & Mobility21 UTC researcher Burcu Akinci received the ASCE 2020 Computing in Civil Engineering Award in recognition of contributions at the interface of computing, construction, and infrastructure management. Her research is focused on developing approaches to model and reason about information-rich histories of facilities—with the goal to streamline construction and facility management processes.

CMU Professors Vivian Loftness and Chris Hendrickson Appointed to The National Academies Committee for Accelerating Decarbonization in the United States

March 24, 2020
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March 24, 2020

CMU Professor Vivian Loftness in the School of Architecture, and professor Chris Hendrickson in the CMU Civil and Environmental Engineering department and Director of Traffic21, have been appointed to The National Academies Committee for Accelerating Decarbonization in the United States: Technology, Policy and Societal Dimensions. The two-year committee is focused on the technologies and policies needed today for full decarbonization by 2050.

Mobility21 UTC Hosts Breakfast and Learn For Business Managers

November 19, 2019
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November 19, 2019

Business Managers representing faculty across the Carnegie Mellon University attended a “breakfast and learn” hosted by Mobility21 to learn more about the Traffic21 and Mobility21 UTC funding.  During the event, Rhonda Kloss & Heather Depasquale of the Research Accelerator, and Jacob Bacharach of the Heinz College reviewed the funding sources and shared some tips with the business managers.

Mobility21 UTC Hosts Lunch and Learn For Business Managers

April 3, 2019
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April 3, 2019

20+ Business Managers representing faculty across the Carnegie Mellon University attended a “lunch and learn” hosted by Mobility21 to learn more about the Traffic21 and Mobility21 UTC funding.  During the event, Rhonda Kloss & Heather Depasquale of the Research Accelerator, and Scott Petyak & Olivia Wells of the Heinz College reviewed the funding sources and shared some tips with the business managers.

Elsevier Article Highlights UTC Research Project Results on Benefits of Partial Vehicle Automation

February 15, 2019
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February 15, 2019

UTC Researchers, Abdullah Khana, Corey D. Harper, Chris T. Hendrickson, and Constantine Samaras, published their work titled “Net-societal and net-private benefits of some existing vehicle crash avoidance technologies.”  Bottom line results: even higher net benefits as technology improves.  Article shares how $600 per vehicle for warning systems would produce $40 Billion per year in social benefit.  Read the full paper.