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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.
Traffic, snow and Twitter logos.

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.

Zhenhua Zhang, author of "On-site Traffic Accident Detection with Both Social Media and Traffic Data"
Zhenhua Zhang, a PhD student at the University at Buffalo submitted a paper for consideration for the ITS-NY 2016 Best Student ITS Paper Competition. Since this reporting period closed, he has been announced the winner of the competition with his paper entitled “On-site Traffic Accident Detection with Both Social Media and Traffic Data”.
Kaleida Health

ISTL core faculty, Professors Jurriann De Jong and Nallan Suresh from the Department of Operations Management and Strategy in the School of Management have partnered with Kaleida Health on a supply chain project focused on materials management, strategic sourcing and value analysis.