Accomplishments: Transportation Research Center

February 25, 2022
Shashi Nambisan (Transportation Research Center and Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering and Construction), along with Andrew Bennett, director of the Clark County office of traffic safety, was featured on Vegas PBS's Nevada Week program (season 4, episode 32) that discussed speeding behaviors of motorists on roadways in Southern Nevada…
October 25, 2021
Laura K. Gryder-Culver, Merika Charupoom (both Medicine), and Erin Breen (Transportation Research Center) presented "Marrying Pedestrian and Bike Data with Court Education Data and Community Demographics" at the 2021 Nevada Traffic Safety Summit hosted by Nevada Department of Transportation and Department of Public Safety to share best practices…
October 18, 2021
Erin Breen (Transportation Research Center), director of the Road Equity Alliance Project, was a panelist speaker on KNPR's State of Nevada: A spike in deaths has Nevada traffic safety officials looking for answers. Breen, alongside Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft and Nevada Office of Traffic Safety Public Information…
October 18, 2021
Erin Breen (Transportation Research Center), director of the Road Equity Alliance Project, was a panelist speaker on KNPR's State of Nevada: A spike in deaths has Nevada traffic safety officials looking for answers. Breen, alongside Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft and Nevada Office of Traffic Safety Public Information…
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.