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A story on WBFO-FM reports on a study by UB’s Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics that explored how weather-related tweets could provide an invaluable assessment of road conditions, and interviews Adel Sadek, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering.
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A story on WGRZ-TV’s Innovate WNY reports UB, through a research grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, is developing a platform for municipalities to gather crowdsourced social media posts to help predict traffic patterns.

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A driverless SUV demonstration took place at UB in partnership with the Southwest Research Institute, UB’s Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, the Transportation Informatics Tier 1 University Transportation Center, and Erie County.

An article on assesses the best and worst states for teen drivers and interviews Panagiotis Ch. Anastasopoulos, assistant professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, about his tips for parents of new drivers.
The Federal Highway Administration and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently announced that NYSDOT with the collaboration of CUBRC and the University at Buffalo were selected for implementation and technical assistance in Round 4 of the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) Implementation Assistance Program in the Safety Focus Area: “Concept to Countermeasure – Research to Deployment Using the SHRP2 Safety Databases.”  Dr. Panagiotis Ch. Anastasopoulos, Assistant Professor of UB’s Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, and Associate Director for ISTL, will serve as UB's principal investigator on this project.
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It’s “Snowing like CRAZY up in here” and other tweets can boost computer models that guide traffic.


The event, featuring elected officials and researchers, will highlight cutting-edge transportation research.


Faculty experts from the University at Buffalo Law School and School of Management are available for commentary on Delphi's bankruptcy and its likely impact on Delphi workers, the Buffalo Niagara economy and the U.S. auto industry.


In response to feedback from industry practitioners, the University at Buffalo School of Management will offer a new Master's of Science program in Supply Chains and Operations Management (MS-SC&OM) beginning in the fall.


Nallan C. Suresh, Ph.D., associate professor of manufacturing and operations management in the School of Management, was lead editor of a recently released book that details the latest theory and practice of streamlining manufacturing operations.