Institute News

12/2/15

It’s “Snowing like CRAZY up in here” and other tweets can boost computer models that guide traffic.

12/20/16

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

6/22/16

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

3/1/18
An article in Business First reports an autonomous electric bus called Olli is coming to the UB North Campus in the spring, where it will be overseen by Adel Sadek, director of UB’s Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, and Chunming Qiao, chair of computer science and engineering, both in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
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.

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.

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.
10/5/17

Stephen Still’s gift will create an endowment to support the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics.

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.

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.