NEXTRANS to present at DOT headquarters
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NEXTRANS Center director, Dr. Srinivas Peeta, and research associate, Dr. Sushant Sharma, will present, "Enriching the Quality of Travel Experience: Innovative Partnerships" on Wednesday, April 6, at United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) headquarters in Washington, D.C. during University Research Technology Transfer Day, hosted by the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA).
Transportation Deputy Secretary John Porcari and DOT leadership will see exhibits and presentations of university research. The event highlights research products that have been or are in the process of being deployed into the marketplace or impacting policy.
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