PacTrans News

  • April 27, 2017

    Two PacTrans PIs Interviewed in Engineering Out Loud

    The college of Engineering at Oregon State University is currently in its second season of hosting a podcast called Engineering Out Loud. In this second season, their second episode featured two PacTrans PIs. Titled By Air & By Land, this episode interviewed PacTrans PI and OSU Associate Professor Katherine Hunter-Zaworski, and PacTrans Associate Director and OSU Associate Professor David Hurwitz about their respective areas of research. Read More

  • April 26, 2017

    PacTrans Outreach Project Receives Fantastic Submissions

    PacTrans engages PIs in research with several different categories of projects. Single-institution (or small) projects that typically have more modest budgets, and multi-institution projects that require PI collaboration within our consortium and typically have more substantial budgets, and finally, we have two special, ongoing projects each year. Read More

  • April 26, 2017

    Two PacTrans PIs Honored as ASCE Outstanding Reviewers

    This past year, two of our Oregon State University (OSU) PIs were recognized for their outstanding efforts with the recognition of outstanding review of ASCE Journals. Read More

  • April 26, 2017

    PacTrans at UW Engineering Discovery Days

    On April 21 and 22 of this year, the University of Washington, College of Engineering hosted its annual Discovery Days. This two day event features students and faculty from all UW engineering departments sharing their work with thousands of students, teachers, families and the community. Read More

  • April 25, 2017

    A PacTrans Funded Project is Currently Making Headlines

    Several years ago, PacTrans funded a multi-institution project that incorporated PIs from three of PacTrans five consortium institutions. Keith Cunningham from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Michael Olsen from Oregon State University, and Joe Wartman from the University of Washington, set out to develop a new, automated technology that fundamentally shifted slope asset management (risk of rock fall and land slide) from a reactive method to a proactive method. Read More

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