New Faculty Award Presented to NEXTRANS Investigator
January 26, 2011
Satish V. Ukkusuri, associate professor of civil engineering at Purdue University, was awarded the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC)-American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) New Faculty Award.
Dr. Ukkusuri is the principal investigator on a NEXTRANS-funded project, “Estimating the Economic Impacts of Disruptions to Intermodal Freight Systems.”
Dr. Ukkusuri’s research interests include freight transportation and logistics; engineering for extreme events; complex network science; climate change and transportation land use; modeling uncertainty in transportation networks; simulation of large scale robust transportation networks; online network equilibrium problems; information and sensor technologies for transportation applications; and infrastructure uncertainty.
Before joining Purdue, Dr. Ukkusuri was an assistant professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He received a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, a master’s degree from the University of Illinois, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas.
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The Purdue Driving Simulator Laboratory is a quasi-living laboratory for mobility and safety research, interactive learning, and outreach. The DSL will develop behavioral and operational models and assess impacts to address current and emerging needs of the USDOT, state and local DOTs, and private sector firms in the information and locational services domains.Read Full Story
August 15, 2014
The NEXTRANS Center's 2014 undergraduate summer interns delivered their final presentations on Thursday, August 7 at the Purdue Research Park.Read Full Story