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2019 CUTC Summer Meeting

Hosted by the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC), and the Southern Plains Transportation Center (SPTC) at the University of Oklahoma

June 24-26, 2019, National Weather Center, Norman, Oklahoma

The three-day event will focus on guest speakers sharing their research on topics such as the future of mobility and it's impact on workforce development; sustainable and climate resilient transportation; transportation and leadership, and more.


2019 Summer Engineering Technology (SET) Camps

FMRI & FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science

June 17-21, 2019, Traffic Simulation Games & GIS; June 24-28, 2019, Freight Transportation and Logistics, FAU Boca Raton Campus

Summer camps for high-achieving students entering grades 7 to 9 in fall 2019. The courses introduce students to traffic simulation games and GIS, and freight transportation, supply chain and logistics games.


Automated Parking and Mobility: Benefits, Challenges, and Best Practices for Rapidly Expanding Technology

Hosted by FMRI & the Women in Transportation, South Florida Chapter

May 22, 2019, 5:30 - 7 p.m., EE Bldg. 96, Faculty Club

Discussion about how evolving disruptive technology can assist with automated vehicles, better urban design and walkability, sustainability, bus parking, electric vehicle charging, transit oriented development, and profitable infill development on difficult urban and suburban sites. Speakers Marcos Radonic and Ken Stapleton will address innovative concepts including invisible parking, parking diets, and automated valet parking.

Advisory Board Mtg

FMRI Annual Advisory Board Meeting

Fri., May 16-17, University of Memphis, Memphis TN

The consortium and advisory board members will discuss current educational and research activities, and upcoming year three projects. Attendees will have an opportunity to tour the local FedEx facility, BNSF Intermodal Yard, and the University of Memphis Research Village.

Talking Robot Cars?

Talking, Robots, or Talking Robot Cars?

FMRI & FAU ITE Student Chapter Lecture Series

Wed., April 3, 11 a.m., IS Bldg. 4, Rm. 113

Guest speaker John Hourdos, Ph.D., Director, Minnesota Traffic Observatory, and Research Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota will discuss the future of the transportation revolution, separating the reality from fantasy.

FMRI Workshop

Supply Chain Sustainability and Transportation Resilience Workshop

Fri., March 29, SeaTech, FAU Dania Beach Site

Remote Option:, 561.297.4719, Mtg. ID 6121

Discussion of supply chain sustainability and transportation resilience that span from framework proposals to transportation and operations management-based research.

Drone Deliveries

The Next Delivery to Your Door: Looking at the Future Energy Impacts of Innovative Freight Delivery Technologies

FMRI & FAU ITE Student Chapter Lecture Series

Wed., March 13, 11 a.m., IS Bldg. 4, Rm. 113

Guest speakers, Victor Walker, M.S., Research Engineer, Idaho National Laboratory, and Amy Moore, Ph.D., Transportation Planning Engineer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory will discuss future efficiencies in drone deliveries, parcel lockers, and electric vehicles.

Maritime Security

Research Challenges in Maritime Security

FMRI & FAU ITE Student Chapter Lecture Series

Wed., Feb. 27, 11 a.m., EE Bldg. 96, Rm. 303

Guest speaker Hady Salloum, Ph.D., Director, DHS Science and Technology National Center of Excellence for Maritime Security, Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey will discuss various projects being conducted by the Maritime Security Center to address maritime security concerns.

School Bus Operations

Optimization of School Bus Operations

FMRI & FAU ITE Student Chapter Lecture Series

Fri., Feb. 15, 11 a.m., IS Bldg. 4, Rm. 101

Guest speaker Ali Haghani, Ph.D., Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Office of Advanced Engineering Education, University of Maryland will discuss more efficient ways for school bus routes.

FMRI Networking Event

FMRI 2nd Annual Networking Reception

Sun., Jan. 13, Cuba Libre, 801 9th St. N.W., Suite A, Washington, D.C. 20001

Networking event with government representatives, industry partners, and academic institutions to collaborate and discuss the future of transportation.

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