The Roadway Safety Institute’s seminar series returns this Thursday, September 8. Seminars will be held most Thursdays from 3–4 p.m. throughout the fall semester on the U of M’s east bank campus.
Seminars cover a wide range of disciplines and are free and open to anyone interested in learning more about transportation safety research. Can’t attend in person? Watch live online—or later at your convenience.
Hope to see you there!
September 8—Systemic Approaches to Rural Highway Safety
Victor Lund, County Traffic Engineer, St. Louis County, Minnesota
September 15—Perceptions and Impacts of Speeding Laws and Policies in Minnesota
Frank Douma, Director, State and Local Policy Program, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
September 22—Predictive Modeling of Rail Track Geometry Defects Towards Improved Safety and Maintenance
Hadi Meidani, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
September 29—Analyzing Indiana Crash Data to Inform Traffic Safety Policy and Program Development
Dona Rae Sapp, Senior Policy Analyst, IU Public Policy Institute, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
October 6—Wearable Technologies and Smart Materials: Applications for Transportation and Safety
Julianna Abel, Benjamin Mayhugh Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
October 13—Safety in Numbers: Estimating Bicyclist Activity and Safety in Minneapolis
Brendan Murphy, Research Fellow and Lead Data Scientist, Accessibility Observatory, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering, University of Minnesota
October 20—Current and Future GNSS Applications for Vehicle Navigation & Guidance
Demoz Gebre-Egziabher, Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
October 27—Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC): What, Why, and How?
Imran Hayee, Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Minnesota Duluth
November 10—California Tribal Road Safety Data Project: Methods, Challenges, and Preliminary Results
David Ragland, Director, UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC), and Adjunct Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
December 1—Complete Streets and Bike/Ped Safety
Jason Cao, Associate Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
December 8—Factors that Influence Collision Perception and Implications for Transportation Safety
Patricia DeLucia, Professor, Psychological Sciences; Coordinator of the Human Factors Program; and Associate Vice President for Research – Faculty Affairs, Office of the Vice President for Research, Texas Tech University