Smart Cities Never Sleep

Smart Cities Never Sleep This workshop brought together international stakeholders from industry, academia, government and the public to discuss how cities should be thinking about nighttime planning and how data, innovative approaches and digital solutions can support the social, cultural and economic activities that occur after dark. Some of the topics discussed were: • Public…

6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation

6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation On September 12th, the Master student Suzana Duran Bernardes, supported by the C2SMART, presented her work on women representation in transportation publications authorship in the 6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation. She presented her paper, titled  Gender trends in transportation research publications over the last…

Eui-Sung Hwang, Evaluation Methods of Vibration Serviceability for Long Span Cable Bridges

Eui-Sung Hwang, Evaluation Methods of Vibration Serviceability for Long Span Cable Bridges Along with building slender and longer span structures, vibration serviceability becomes more important considerations in bridge design and maintenance. In this study, vibration serviceability and deflection limit for long span cable bridges are investigated using real-time and long-term monitoring data such as accelerations…

Tulio Bittencourt, Monitoring of Structural Integrity of Mixed Concrete-Steel Railway Bridges

Tulio Bittencourt, Monitoring of Structural Integrity of Mixed Concrete-Steel Railway Bridges Some fundamental concepts of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) and its application were presented. The application of these techniques to study the structural integrity of mixed concrete-steel railway bridges is addressed. Some examples were presented to illustrate some possible uses of SHM in different circumstances.…

Northeast Electrification Symposium

Northeast Electrification Symposium EPRI’s 2019 Northeast Electrification Symposium provided attendees with a deeper dive into the specific, regional issues and opportunities associated with end use electrification, and its costs and benefits. Deputy Director of C2SMART University Transportation Center, Joseph Chow, was a guest and speaker in the panel “Electric Mobility in the New Smart City”. Visit…

IR-UTD Infrared Inspection of Bridges & New Updates on Manual of Bridge Element Inspection

IR-UTD Infrared Inspection of Bridges & New Updates on Manual of Bridge Element Inspection This presentation described advanced thermal imaging technologies for the condition assessment of bridges and new bridge inspection technology. Infrared Ultra-Time Domain imaging (IR-UTD) is a non-intrusive inspection technology that produces highly accurate and reproducible images of deterioration in concrete. The technology…

Mladen Čičić, Macroscopic Traffic Control Using Connected Autonomous Vehicles

Mladen Čičić, Macroscopic Traffic Control Using Connected Autonomous Vehicles Traffic congestion is a constantly growing problem, with a wide array of negative effects on the society. Even though classical traffic control methods have long been successfully used to alleviate congestion, they are not universally employed, in part due to the necessity of installing additional equipment…