FY09 UTC-FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

University Transportation CentersThe following projects were initiated in 2008-2009 by NIATT researchers with
the eleventh 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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Commercialization and Field Distribution of Smart Pedestrian Call Signals Richard Wall, PI
KLK715
Improved Simulation of Driver Behavior: Modeling Protected and Permitted Left-Turn Operations at Signalized Intersections Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, PI
KLK716
An Architecture for Implementing Improved Queue Spillback Control Strategies Michael Dixon, PI
KLK717
Development of a Flex-Fuel, Two-Stroke, Direct-Injection Snowmobile for Use in the Clean Snowmobile Challenge and National Parks Karen Den Braven, PI
KLK753
Thermal Processing of Low-Grade Glycerol to Alcohols for Biodiesel Production, Phase II Brian He, PI
KLK754
Measurement and Control Strategies for Sterol Glucosides to Improve Biodiesel Quality Jon Van Gerpen, PI
KLK755
Compression Ratio and Catalyst Aging Effects on Aqueous Ethanol Ignition, Phase II Judith Steciak, PI
KLK756
Number of UTC-funded projects for FY09: 7 Search DatabaseSearch

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