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Transportation Research Center News

Current Transportation Research Center News

Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

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Campus News | May 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.

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Business and Community | July 23, 2018

The three organizations will collaborate to research and develop new autonomous transportation solutions for Southern Nevada.

Campus News | March 10, 2014
Venkat, a faculty member in electrical and computer engineering at UNLV since 1989, was named interim dean of the college in 2010.
Research | September 3, 2013

Engineering professor Pushkin Kachroo shares his ideas for making transportation around the Valley faster and safer.

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Campus News | July 12, 2013
Event July 14-19 introduces high schoolers from throughout the state to careers in transportation industry.

Transportation Research Center In The News

Las Vegas Sun
September 23, 2021

Witty slogans on Las Vegas freeway signs might be good for some laughs, but the hope is they save some lives too, transportation officials said.

Las Vegas Sun
September 23, 2021

Witty slogans on Las Vegas freeway signs might be good for some laughs, but the hope is they save some lives too, transportation officials said.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
August 9, 2021

Class begins bright and early Monday morning for more than 300,000 Clark County School District students.

Las Vegas Sun
August 6, 2021

Most vehicles stopped and allowed the officer in neon to cross. But others whizzed by, either in disregard for the crossing officer or the 35 mph speed limit on Eastern.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
August 4, 2021

Thousands of students will return to Clark County School District classrooms on Monday, Aug. 9 and police want to make sure drivers obey traffic laws in and around schools.

Daily Colorado News
July 9, 2021

Ask a visitors security engineer what they consider Boulder Freeway and do not be stunned should you see them shudder.

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Recent Transportation Research Center Accomplishments

September 8, 2021
Mingon Kang (Computer Science), Ji Yoo (Medicine), Brendan Morris (Electronic and Computer Engineering), Zhaohuam Zhu (Physics and Astronomy), Qiang Zhu (Physics and Astronomy), Mira Han (Life Sciences), Kazem Taghva (Computer Science), and Shashi Nambisan (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) were awarded National Science...
June 30, 2021
Shashi Nambisan (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction and the Transportation Research Center) along with Alex Hainen of the University of Alabama, made an invited presentation, “Connected & Automated Vehicle Infrastructure System (CAVIS) Program Development and Deployment: Example in Alabama,” as part of  the "State & Local...
April 21, 2021
Erin Breen (Transportation Research Center) and Laura Gryder (Medicine) were interviewed by NextCity.org about their involvement in the creation, implementation, and assessment of Ped SAFE, a Southern Nevada pedestrian safety educational class offered by the Vulnerable Road Users Project to individuals cited for pedestrian law violations in lieu...
April 19, 2021
Shashi Nambisan (Civil Engineering and Transportation Research Center) was interviewed by Joe Schoenmann of KNPR about a mass transit initiative proposed along Charleston Boulevard in the city of Las Vegas. The segment aired earlier this month as part of KNPR's State of Nevada.