Distinguished Lecturer Seminars
All Seminars are held at UNR in the Scrugham Engineering and Mining Building (SEM) in room 123 unless otherwise noted.
Professional Lecturer: Tina Quigley, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
Date: Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
Topic: Transportation Disruption Ahead: Technology is the New Asphalt
Academic Lecturer: Ying Wang, UNR Visiting Scholar
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Efficient-Band: A Novel Approach to Arterial Traffic Signal Optimization
Academic Lecturer: Dr. Yao-jan Wu, University of Arizona, Tucson
Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Data-Driven Approaches for Arterial Traffic Operations
Academic Lecturer: Dr. Sazi Murat, Pamukkale University, Turkey, visiting scholar
Date: September 28, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Traffic Signal Timing for Roundabouts
Professional Lecturer: Lewis Lem, NDOT
Date: October 19, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Multimodal Transportation Planning Priorities for the State of Nevada Department of Transportation
Professional Lecturer: Brian Hoeft, FAST
Date: November 2, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Topic: The Emergence of Automatic Vehicle Location Data and Traffic Signal Performance Measures
Academic Lecturer: Dr. Cathy Liu, University of Utah
Date: April 20, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Data-Driven Network Modeling for Efficient Transportation
Academic Lecturer: Dr. Michael Zhang, UC Davis
Date: May 4, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Joint Traffic Routing and Signal Control in Connected Vehicle Environment
Professional Lecturer: Rod Schilling
Date: September 22, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Topic: NDOT Implementation of Connected Vehicle Technologies
Professional Lecturer: Brian Hoeft, FAST Director
Date: September 29, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Traffic Signal Advances: Connected Vehicles, High Resolution Data, and Performance Management
Academic Lecturer: Xuesong Zhou
Date: September 29, 2016 at 4 p.m.
Topic: Building Ride-Sharing and Routing Engine for Autonomous Vehicles
Professional Lecturer: Wuping Xin, KLD Engineering
Date: April 14, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Active Traffic Management for Congested Urban Roadway Networks using Adaptive Signal Control: System Design and Implementation in New York City
Professional Lecturer: John Thai, City of Anaheim
Date: May 5, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Basics of Connected Vehicles and Signal Timing
Academic Lecturer: Larry Rilett, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Date: November 19, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Professional Lecturer: David Hale, Leidos, Inc.
Date: October 22, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Practice Ready Methods for Precise Bottleneck Identification and Prioritization
Academic Lecturer: Kumares Sinha, Purdue University
Date: May 14, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Location: RSJ 101
Topic: Transportation Engineering in the New Millennium: Challenges and Opportunities
Academic Lecturer: Yafeng Yin, University of Florida
Date: April 23, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Location: RSJ 101
Topic: Effectiveness of Variable Speed Limits
Professional Lecturer: Gilbert Chlewicki, Advanced Transportation Solutions-American Consulting-Washington, D.C.
Date: February 9, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Topic: Innovative Intersection Design
Academic Lecturer: Huaguo Zhou, Auburn University
Date: October 16, 2014 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Emerging Safety Countermeasures for Wrong-Way Driving Crashes
Academic Lecturer: Yinhai Wang, University of Washington
Date: September 25, 2014 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Advanced Methods for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Sensing
Professional Lecturer: Brian Hoeft, Freeway and Arterial Systems of Transportation
Date: May 8, 2014 at 10 a.m.
Topic: Innovative Approaches for Diagnosing Freeway and Arterial Performance