FY11 UTC-FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

University Transportation CentersThe following projects were initiated in 2010-2011 by NIATT researchers with
the thirteenth 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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Using Visual Simulation Tools and Learning Outcomes-Based Curriculum to Help Transportation Engineering Students and Practitioners to Better Understand and Design Traffic Signal Control Systems Michael Kyte, PI
KLK718
Smart Signals Countdown Pedestrian Signal Richard Wall, PI
KLK720
Modeling Vehicle Fuel Consumption and Emissions at Signalized Intersection Approaches: Assessing Available Tools and Research Needs Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, PI
KLK721
An Investigation of Transportation Professionals Understanding of Geometric Design Michael Dixon, PI
KLK722
Expanding City of Moscow Field Lab Data Collection Capabilities Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, PI
KLK723
Aqueous Ethanol Ignition and Engine Studies, Phase II Judith Steciak, PI
KLK762
Development of a Low-Speed Two-Stroke Direct-Injection Snowmobile for Use in the Clean Snowmobile Challenge and National Parks Karen Den Braven, PI
KLK763
Design Synthesis, Manufacturing, and Testing of a Competitive Hybrid FSAE Vehicle Edwin Odom, PI
KLK764
Continuous-Flow Reactor System for Improved Catalytic Glycerol Conversion Brian He, PI
KLK765
Production of Renewable Diesel Fuel from Biologically Based Feedstocks Jon Van Gerpen, PI
KLK766
Number of UTC-funded projects for FY11: 10 Search DatabaseSearch

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