Institute News


The event showcases the leadership role that Buffalo and New York State are playing in next-generation traffic systems.

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.

Preliminary study examines Mets-Yankees game and U.S. Open tennis, finds tweets effective for gathering real-time passenger info.


Olli is UB’s first self-driving vehicle, and researchers will demonstrate its capabilities Thursday.


Cuomo spotlights pivotal role that the UB is playing in the effort.


Director France Córdova briefed a UB audience on the new Convergence Accelerator in a Critical Conversations keynote address.

A front-page column in the Buffalo News featured alumnus Stephen Still (BS civil '76) who described how his transformational experiences as a UB undergraduate set him on a path toward a graduate degree at Princeton University and a successful management career in fleet and network planning for major airlines.
University at Buffalo faculty, staff and students from civil, industrial and computer science and engineering had a strong presence at the Transportation Research Board’s 98th Annual Meeting.
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.”

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.