InTrans in the News

Engineers at the Institute for Transportation (InTrans) are dedicated to researching the most critical issues in transportation in five focus areas: infrastructure; safety; mobility, data analytics, and resiliency; construction management; and outreach and education. It’s always exciting when that earns them media attention!

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Ceylan's work featured in Airport Improvement

The October 2020 article highlights research by Halil Ceylan that demonstrates the potential of conductive concrete in airside pavements.

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BEC research on UHPC featured on PBS' NewsHour

On Feb. 12, 2020, PBS' NewsHour ran a piece on ultra-high performance concrete featuring Bridge Engineering Center staff and students as part of the news program’s ongoing Breakthrough series that looks at emerging technologies.

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WHO 13 News highlights Williams' work on soy-based asphalt

The Nov. 20, 2019 news piece highlights the potential of soybean oil as a bio-based polymer in asphalt.

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For Construction Pros lauds Guide to Concrete Trails

The Aug. 15, 2019 article said the guide released by the CP Tech Center aids contractors in construction and maintenance.

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Google recognizes REACTOR Lab work with big data

The Jan. 22, 2019 blog post and accompanying video highlights the work the Iowa DOT and REACTOR Lab researchers are doing with big data to provide insights into traffic behavior and ultimately keep roads safe.

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