UTK Transportation Safety Seminar Series 

University of Tennessee, Knoxville holds a regular transportation safety seminar series that is funded in part by CSCRS. The following sessions have been held: 


Recordings of some of these seminars available here.

  • Sept. 7, 2017: Dissertation Overview, Bumjoon Bae and Meng Zhang, UTK PhD Candidates
  • Sept. 14, 2017: Studying the Impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles, Dr. Jackie Rios-Torres, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Research Scientist
  • Sept. 21, 2017: Monitoring Drivers’ Vital Signs during Driving, Dr. Aly Fathy, UTK Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor 
  • Sept. 28, 2017: Predicting Traffic Flows in the North American Railway Network, Dr.  David Clarke, UTK Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor 
  • Oct. 12, 2017: Big Data Approaches to Understanding the Intersection of Bikesharing and Public Transit, Dr. Candace Brakewood, UTK Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor
  • Oct. 19, 2017: Automotive Vehicle Safety: Lessons Learned from Aerospace Systems, Dr. Mark Whorton, University of Tennessee Space Institute Director
  • Nov. 2, 2017: Transportation Infrastructure Management: From Policy to Technology, Dr. Shuai Li, UTK Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor 
  • Nov. 9, 2017: The Buckle Up Tonight to See Tomorrow Campaign, Dr. Jerry Everett and Christine Waxstein, UTK Center for Transportation Research
  • Nov. 16, 2017: Freight in Tennessee, Daniel Pallme, Tennessee Department of Transportation


Recordings of some of these seminars available here.

  • Feb. 1, 2018: 2018 Transportation Research Board Conference Experiences, UTK Graduate Students
  • Feb. 8, 2018: Challenges of Roadway Construction in Area with Sulfur-Bearing Formations: Investigation and Mitigation Techniques, Jim Ozment
  • Feb. 15, 2018: Social Media and Crowd-Sourced Data in Transportation, Dr. Christa Brelsford, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 
  • Feb. 22, 2018: Transportation Infrastructure: Data to Pave the Way Forward, Pat Hu, U.S. DOT Bureau of Transportation Statistics
  • March 8, 2018: Some Creative Thinkings in Mobility Data Analytics, Dr. Ho-Ling Hwang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory