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7/10/14

Reducing one’s carbon footprint. Becoming comfortable with public transit. Exploring Buffalo. Those are some of the findings of a study that examined a pilot program that offered Metro Rail use to some UB students, faculty and staff for 20 months in 2011 and 2012.

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1/10/17

WIVB-TV quotes Chunming Qiao and Kevin Hulme in a story about UB's $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study self-driving cars.

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12/20/16

The grant builds upon UB’s interdisciplinary research efforts to make traffic systems smarter, safer and more sustainable.

12/28/07

How prepared is New York for another terrorist attack or major disaster? That's the question a group of researchers and disaster-response experts will discuss at a two-day conference addressing ways to protect New York City and New York State.

10/29/12

University at Buffalo faculty members are available to discuss challenges relating to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, including threats to buildings, infrastructure and water supplies.

Transinfo present first annual symposium on transportation informatics
7/31/15

The event, entitled Big Data Analytics Transforming Transportation Operations, Management and Safety, is presented by UB's Transportation Informatics center and will be held August 13-14, 2015, in Buffalo.

12/15/15

Chunming Qiao received the 2015 Distinguished Technical Achievement Award from IEEE’s Communications Society Communications Switching and Routing Technical Committee.

12/10/15

Qing He, Stephen Still Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering and Logistics, was interviewed by The Weather Channel’s “Weekend Recharge” for a story about weather-related tweets. He was also featured on WKBW-TV's monthly Buffalo Niagara 360 Spotlight Professional Series as a rising star in transportation engineering.

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12/3/15

UB researchers found that Twitter can provide fairly sensitive data about not only current weather conditions, but the condition of roads and highways.

4/15/14
Changhyun Kwon, Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, received a 2014 NSF CAREER Award for his proposal, “Advancing Routing Methods in Hazardous Materials Transportation.”