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  • Posted: Apr 9
    Xianfeng "Terry" Yang, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Utah, presented his research during a webinar Thursday, April 1. The webinar is based on MPC project 590, which focuses on developing a system that can integrate connected automated vehicle data and traffic sensor information to concurrently address the need to improve urban arterial safety and mobility.
  • Posted: Apr 5
    Researchers at the University of Utah implemented machine learning techniques to optimize snow plow truck life. Snowplow trucks serve a crucial role in winter highway maintenance activities of deicing and snow removal, activities that are essential to public mobility and safety.
  • Posted: Mar 31
    Several papers from MPC-funded research projects were recently published. Be sure to check out "Bicycle safety at roundabouts: a systemic literature review", "Effect of tack coat emulsion type, application rate, and surface type and texture on early-age interlayer shear strength of pavements in cold regions", and "Study of work zone traffic safety under adverse driving conditions with a microscopic traffic simulation approach."
  • Posted: Mar 26
    Abbas Rashidi, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, recently presented a webinar on his research, "Image-Based 3D Reconstruction of Utah Roadway Assets." The recording from the webinar held March 11 is now available online.
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