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FMRI Research Associates Bratislav Ostojic & MD Sultan Ali visited the Florida Atlantic University High School for a guest talk. They presented their research work related to Transportation Engineering and had the chance to engage with students and answer questions about the opportunities arising in the transportation sector.
FMRI director, Dr. Evangelos I. Kaisar, participated in the Freight Transportation Advisory Committee of the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization. Dr. Kaisar presented on new research conducted by FMRI related to improving freight mobility.
Dr. Evangelos I. Kaisar, Director of the FMRI had a meeting with the all the partners and the advisory board of the Freight Mobility Research Institute. The meeting held during the Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting. The subject of their meeting was the progress of the Institute of its first year, the projects of 2017 and the future projects for 2018.
Each January, as it is customary, transportation professionals and practitioners from all over the world convene in Washington D.C. for the 97th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting. The Freight Mobility Research Institute (FMRI) hosted its first ever reception within the TRB framework. In the FMRI reception more than 60 Academics, Industry Professionals and University students, gathered together and had the opportunity to engage with the FMRI researchers and learn more information about its activities and projects. Furthermore, the FMRI was well represented at the 97th Annual Meeting as its staff participated in Committee meetings, Lecture sessions, and Poster presentations.
The graduate student, Stavroula Manta represented the Freight Mobility Research Institute on her visit at the National Technical University of Athens. She met with Professors from the Civil Engineering Department and Surveying Engineering Department of NTUA. The purpose of the meetings was to present the FMRI current and future projects and to recruit new graduate students
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