One of the oldest departments in the College of Engineering will soon have a new leader: Chris D. Cox has been selected to oversee the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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The Philadelphia Inquirer recently interviewed David Clarke, the director of UT’s Center for Transportation Research, about rail safety.
An iconic member of the College of Engineering received a high honor recently as the Dr. Edwin G. Burdette Professorship Endowment was announced.
Center for Transportation Research Director David Clarke, considered an expert in the field of rail transportation, safety, and shipping, recently talked to Motherboard about the future of driverless trains. Motherboard, on online magazine that describes itself as “dedicated to the intersection of technology, science and humans,” posed the question as to why, given all the
Vehicles carrying hazardous materials are a part of everyday traffic in the modern world, with 1.2 million shipments a day in the United States alone. Most drivers aren’t aware of this—until something goes awry.
UT’s David Clarke recently took part in a show on NPR discussing railroad safety.
Ed Burdette, the Fred N. Peebles Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named the Peter G. Hoadley Award winner for 2014.
The nighttime safety of drivers and passengers on Tennessee’s highways could soon be greatly improved thanks to a new research project through the Center for Transportation Research. The high number of injuries and deaths from traffic incidents prompted agencies such as the World Health Organization and the United Nations to recognize their epidemic proportion.
The Center for Transportation Research has reaffirmed its status as a preeminent research center by announcing the establishment of the Faculty Fellows Program.
The Mississippi River and its tributaries have provided water, transportation, and sustenance for people living along the water’s edge since well before Europeans set foot in the New World. A new group is helping make sure that role continues well into the future.