FY06 UTC-FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

University Transportation CentersThe following projects were initiated in 2005-2006 by NIATT researchers with
the eighth year of funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation's University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program. NIATT is lead on the TranLIVE Tier 1 UTC  http://tranliveutc.org/engr/niatt/tranlive and a partner on the PacTrans Region X UTC http://depts.washington.edu/pactrans/. All active projects for UTC can be found on the respective websites.
 
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Sustainable Transportation Conference Michael Kyte, PI
KLK102
Development of New Actuated Signalized Intersection Performance Measurement Methodologies Michael Dixon, PI
KLK120
Remote Access Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation Laboratory: Application Guide for Testing Software-Based Traffic Control Systems Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, PI
KLK121
Conflict Monitor for Plug-and-Play Distributed Smart Signals and Sensors for Traffic Controllers Richard Wall, PI
KLK122
Full-Scale Implementation of Plug-and-Play Distributed Smart Signals and Sensors for Traffic Controllers Richard Wall, PI
KLK124
Modeling and Assessing Large-Scale Surface Transportation Network Component Criticality Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, PI
KLK125
Traffic Signal Summer Workshop VII Michael Kyte, PI
KLK126
Design and Construction of a Turbocharged Direct-Injection Two-Stroke Snowmobile for Competition in the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Karen Den Braven, PI
KLK410
Improved Transportation Performance and Emissions through Fundamental Studies, Engine Testing, and Demonstration Platform Development Judith Steciak, PI
KLK411
Feasibility Study on Hydro-Thermal Conversion of Low-Grade Glyerol to Alcohols for Use in Biodiesel Production Brian He, PI
KLK412
Integrated Battery Donald Blackketter, PI
KLK413
Thermal Stresses and Related Failure Mechanisms: Bridge-wire initiators  , PI
KLK414
Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Efficient Powertrain Performance Edwin Odom, PI
KLK420
Biodiesel Demonstration Plant, Phase II Jon Van Gerpen, PI
KLK421
Number of UTC-funded projects for FY06: 14 Search DatabaseSearch

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