TransInfo News

10/6/17
An article in the Buffalo News  reports Stephen Still, an engineer who credits UB with changing his life when he studied civil engineering here, has made a $4 million gift to the university in support of the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics.
7/5/17

Whether you drive, ride public transit, bike or walk, chances are you encounter transportation problems. UB is using technology to help solve those problems.

1/31/17
An article on Futurity reports on UB research that suggests that data from Twitter and possibly other social media platforms can be used to improve event planning, route scheduling, crowd regulations and other subway operations, and quotes Qing He, Stephen Still Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering and Logistics.
6/21/17
Spectrum News reported on autonomous vehicle testing at UB’s North Campus on Tuesday. The report included commentary from New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and Chunming Qiao, SUNY Distinguished Professor and chair of UB's computer science and engineering department.
12/20/16

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

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.

1/5/17

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International reports on a $1.2 million grant that UB engineers received to develop a research platform, dubbed iCave2, for driverless and connected car research.

2/16/17
An article in Business First about self-driving technology reports UB has received a $1.2 million grant, funded by the National Science Foundation, to build a testing platform for companies seeking a benchmark on their technology, and quotes Chunming Qiao, chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the principal investigator on the research.
1/8/16
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.
3/11/16

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.