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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
TransInfo is in search of proposals that would further support
its mission to undertake research, education, training, and
technology transfer activities aimed at realizing the full
potential of big data and transportation informatics.
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