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The National Science Foundation has awarded a Smart and Connected Communities Planning Grant ($150,000)  to ITS-Irvine faculty team led by Michael Hyland.

Quote from UCI School of Engineering News: "Led by Michael Hyland, assistant professor, the researchers are partnering with the San Diego...

USDOT today announced selection of our consortium proposal for a new Tier 1 University Transportation Center on Highly Automated Transportation Systems Research.

ITS-Irvine teamed with Ohio State University (as lead), University of Texas at Austin, and University of Cincinnati for this $1.925M, 2...

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Amelia Regan, Professor of Computer Science and Transportation Systems Engineering, and De'Von Jennings, a third year Traffic System Engineering PhD student at ITS Irvine, have been selected to serve as a project application evaluators for the 2021 California Transportation Commission's Active...

Brian Casebolt, Siwei Hu, and De'Von Jennings, PhD students of Traffic System Engineering at ITS Irvine, have been selected to receive Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DETI) Summer Fellowship. "DTEI Graduate Fellows will work with faculty to develop high quality remote courses for the...

Amelia Regan and Jean-Daniel Saphores examine the potential impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the shortage of truck drivers in the United States, and more specifically in California. In addition to the structural reasons for this chronic shortage, they discuss the sharp slowdown in economic...

Naila Sharmeen, a 4th year PhD candidate of Transportation Science at ITS Irvine, has been selected to receive Graduate Dean's Dissertation Fellowship Award from UCI Graduate Division. This fellowship is one of UC Irvine’s most distinguished and is intended to release the student from non-academic...

Professor Jean-Daniel Saphores has accepted the invitation to become the official committee member of TRB ADC80, Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies.

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De'Von Jennings have been selected as the recipient of the ASCE LA YMF Dr. Bill Goodin Outstanding Student Mentor Scholarship and its $1000 award. He accepted the award at the Student Night Job Fair on Friday, February 7th at the Taglyan Complex.

For the second time in a row, De'Von Jennings received the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship. The program awards fellowships to students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines. This program advances the transportation workforce by helping to attract the nation's...

De'Von Jennings has been awarded the HDR Transportation Scholarship for 2020.  The scholarship committee granted two $10,000 scholarships to two exceptional graduate-level students associated with the transportation engineering industry. Along with the scholarship, De'Von is also offered a paid...

Faculty and students associated with Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) at the University of California Irvine will present 21 papers at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Research Council of the Academies of Engineering and Science, which takes place...

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"All of that costs money, said Sarah Catz, a research associate at the University of California at Irvine’s Institute of Transportation Studies. In addition to growing expenses, she said, companies are feeling more pressure to make a profit. Some, she said, may be using price hikes to steer their...

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Farzana Khatun, a 4th year PhD candidate of Transportation Science at ITS Irvine, has been selected to receive Women Transportation Seminar (WTS) 2019 graduate scholarship from Orange County (OC) chapter. WTS OC chapter provides multiple scholarships in four different divisions (graduate...

The paper "Spatio-Temporal Clustering of Traffic Data with Deep Embedded Clustering" by Reza Asadi and Professor Amelia Regan has won the best paper reward at ACM PredictGIS 2019 Workshop.

Farzana Khatun won an award for securing the 2nd highest score at the doctoral level abstract in the International Conference on Transport and Health (ICTH) 2019 that held between 4th to 8th November in Melbourne, Australia. Her study, tilted as “DON’T HOP ON THE BUS GUS: An Analysis of recent...

De'Von Jennings was selected as one of 20 Eno Future Leadership Development Conference participants.

"Each year, the Eno Future Leaders Development Conference (LDC) gives 20 of the nation’s top graduate students in transportation a first-hand look at how national transportation policies are...

A data analysis research on the 2017 National Household Travel Survey, authored by Suman Kumar Mitra, Youngeun Bae, Stephen G. Ritchie, is spotlighted in CNN news. Suman Kumar Mitra was interviewed by a CNN reporter and shared his view about the adoption of ride-sharing. See details at "Why it's so...

The Second Graduate Colloquium on Innovation in Transportation was held at UCI student center - Doheny Beach Room on January 31. This Colloquium began as a modest effort to primarily bring together UCI transportation graduate students in Sarah Catz's Urban Planning class and other graduate students...

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International 2019 Board Member Meeting was held at Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences & Engineering at Irvine, CA, on January 29.

At the meeting, Dr. Mircea Gradu, SAE International President and Chairman of the Board, was joined by several...

UC Irvine team "Traffic Flaw Theory" is the WINNER of TRANSFOR19. The team consisted Dr. Jared Sun (System Manager), Yiqiao Li (PhD Student), Pratiik Malik (PhD Student), Lu Xu (PhD student) and Dr. Qinglong Yan (Recent PhD graduate) at ITS-Irvine.

The international competition challenged the...

The TRB paper “Individual Truck Speed Estimation from Advanced Single Inductive Loopsby Yiqiao Li, Dr. Andre Tok, Prof. Ritchie, was selected as the best paper submitted to Travel Time, Speed, and Reliability Subcommittee (ABJ30(3)) in the 2019 Annual Meeting.  Fifty-four Papers were evaluated...

The Institute of Transportation Studies-Irvine is hosting a reception for UC Irvine transportation alumni, students, and faculty during the 2019 Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting. A standing dinner will be provided.


Date & Time

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM


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We invite you to read the new issue of Transfers, a biannual digital magazine from the Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center produced and edited by ITS staff and students. With editorial leadership from UCLA professors Donald Shoup and Martin Wachs, Transfers distills expert...

All UCI faculty, staff, and students are invited to celebrate sustainability at uciRIDEtoberfest featuring ElectrifyUCI's EV Showcase, a multi-day festival of bikes, zero emission vehicles, transit, food, and fun. Join us on Tuesday, October 9 and Wednesday, October 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m...

ITE Southern California has elected Joshua McNeil as the president for the 2018/2019 year. As an ITS-Irvine Alumus, Joshua McNeil earned his bachelor and master degrees from UC Irvine in 2008 and 2012, respectively. Please see detail here.

During the recent Annual Western District ITE meeting in the week of July 25, 2018, ITS-Irvine alumna, Neelam Dorman, was elected into the Western District ITE president. She also served as the ITE SoCal President 2014-2015. Neelam Dorman received her bachelor's and master's degrees from UC Irvine...

The UCI Student Chapter of the Institution of Transportation Engineers (ITE) competed in the event of the year, the Annual ITE SoCal/OCTEC Student Presentation Night at the Knotts Berry Farm Hotel on May 16, 2018. Their presentation, entitled "Deployment Readiness of Current Connected Vehicle...

The EU-funded competition TRA VISIONS 2018 has just awarded prizes to its young researcher winners at the end of the Opening Ceremony on Monday 16th April (12-12:30pm) of the 2018 Transport Research Arena (TRA 2018). Young researchers from all over Europe submitted innovative concepts in order to...

E-Week at the Samueli School of Engineering kicked off with a splash on Monday, Feb. 12, when the Engineering Student Council (ESC) hosted a dunk tank. Presented by ESC, E-Week is an annual event aimed at increasing public awareness and appreciation for the engineering profession. This year’s theme...

There was friendly but fierce competition between the six student chapters in attendance: USC, UCLA, UC Irvine, CSU Long Beach, Cal Poly Pomona and CSU Fullerton. The teams gave it their all but CSU Long Beach was the victor after a tense final jeopardy round against the host chapter UC Irvine...

The UC Merced Miguel Velez (MV) Scholarship is a prestigious award that provides students with an academic year scholarship. It is intended for Latin American graduate students who exhibit excellence in character and ability, and who demonstrate financial need.