PacTrans News

  • March 10, 2014

    University of Idaho Professor Karen Den Braven Retiring

    We would like to offer our best wishes to University of Idaho mechanical engineering professor and PacTrans board of directors member Karen Den Braven, who has retired. During her time at Idaho, Dr. Den Braven was the director of the National Institute of Advanced Transportation Technology and faculty advisor to the UI Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge team, which has won over 70 awards since it was founded in 2000. She has additionally contributed significantly to transportation research, including over fifty publications on engine efficiency. She has accepted a job as the Director of Engineering Programs for the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics, in which she will be working with accelerated high school students, universities, industry leaders, and the South Carolina government. We would like to thank her for all of her contributions, and wish her the best of luck at her new job!

    For more information about Dr. Den Braven’s research, click here.

  • January 24, 2014

    Pactrans Seminar Series: School Siting and Children’s Travel – Planning to Support Active Transportation

    Please join us in welcoming Dr. Ruth Steiner from the University of Florida. She will be giving a talk on Wednesday, February 5th in the HUB (room 334) on the UW Seattle Campus from 10:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.
    The talk is free and everyone is welcome.

    Additional information: PacTrans_WinterSeminar_RuthSteiner_February-5-2014.pdf

  • January 10, 2014

    TRB Presentations by PacTrans and Region 10 Agencies

    If you plan to attend TRB this year, please take a look at the list of presentations by grad students and researchers at PacTrans consortium universities and Region 10 agencies.

  • January 9, 2014

    PacTrans Newsletter – Issue #5, 2014 now available

    Read the January 2014 PacTrans Newsletter here!

  • December 12, 2013

    SAVE THE DATE! Region 10 Reception at TRB Jan. 13th

    PacTrans, in partnership with AUTC and TranLIVE, invite you to a reception for friends and alumni druing the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington, D.C.

    Date: Monday, January 13, 2014

    Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

    Location: Stone’s Throw Restaurant and Bar (Chef’s Table) at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

    View flier Region 10 TRB Reception 2014

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