University Transportation Center Grant

SDSU transportation group has been awarded a University Transportation Center grant as a part of consortium. Dr. Ghanipoor Machiani is the director of SDSU’s role in the consortium, and she will coordinate development activities conducted at SDSU. The center entitled the Safety through Disruption (Safe-D) University Transportation Center (UTC) endeavors to maximize the potential safety benefits of disruptive technologies through targeted research that addresses the most pressing transportation safety questions. The consortium is a unique partnership between Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), and San Diego State University (SDSU), who have teamed with the common belief that our transportation system is poised for an evolutionary leap. This transformation in surface transportation is viewed as an opportunity to profoundly improve the safety of the nation’s transportation system and its users. The Safe-D center will make progress towards this vision through a combination of research, education, and technology transfer activities. We hope to integrate some of the center activities to our IMEE project development