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    'A route to greener travel' Article featured in APS

    Aug 2018

    An article by Alec Biehl was featured in the Association for Psychological Science's

    The paper published in the Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour and investigates travel behavior change processes regarding the adoption of active modes.

     

    https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/motr/psychological-research-may-offer-a-route-to-greener-travel.html

    Award for curriculum development

    Aug 2018

    Amanda Stathopoulos, Wei Chen and Maher Said were awarded an intramural research grant as part of the Finite Earth initiative for the project "Shaping energy futures: understanding adoption of clean technology using novel data sources "

    International Association of Travel Behavior Research Workshop on Automation

    July 2018

    Amanda Stathopoulos and Yoram Shiftan organized the IATBR workshop on Automation and Self-Driving in Santa Barbara in July. The workshop focused on using structured interactive idea-generation to build innovative research needs statements for an automated vehicle future. A link to the reports is available at http://www.iatbr2018.org/workshop-reports.html

    Paper Award

    January 2018

    Award for Best Research on Innovation paper by TRB Urban Freight Transportation Committee for joint work with Alireza Ermagun and Ali Shamshiripour on "Performance Analysis of Crowd-shipping in Urban and Suburban Areas"

    Award for curriculum development

    December 2016

    Amanda Stathopoulos was awarded the Alumnae award for curriculum development at Northwestern. Her course "Engineering Possibilities: Decision Science in the Age of Smart Technologies" will focus on connecting undergraduate students’ understanding of civil engineering with knowledge of current societal challenges. They will learn to identify problems in urban environments and customize engineering solutions for individual communities and cultures.