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[NARSC 2020 Summer Speakers Series by Kara Kockelman] Anticipating a World of Automated Transport: Cost, Energy, and Urban System Implications

Jul 28, 2020 10:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Kara Kockelman
Dewitt Greer Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering @University of Texas at Austin
Kara Kockelman is a registered professional engineer and holds a PhD, MS, and BS in civil engineering, a master’s in city planning, and minors in economics from the University of California at Berkeley. She has been a professor of transportation engineering at the University of Texas at Austin for the past 22 years, and is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award, Google Research Award, MIT Technology Review Top 100 Innovators Award, and several ASCE and WTS awards. She serves as President of the North American Regional Science Association and on the Eno Center for Transportation’s Advisory Board, as well as 3 TRB Committees. She has authored over 160 journal articles (and two books), and her primary research interests include planning for shared and autonomous vehicle systems, the statistical modeling of urban systems, energy and climate issues, the economic impacts of transport policy, and crash occurrence and consequences.