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iTSS Lab at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

iTSS Lab members will be at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board to share their research! We will be present at the following events: Snow and Ice Breakers for Sustainable Winter Road Maintenance: Field Performance and Potential Benefits Taimur Usman, University of Waterloo Liping Fu, University of Waterloo Max Perchanok, CIMA+ Chaozhe Jiang, University of Waterloo Lectern Session 1185 – Monday 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM Impact of …Read More

Congrats to Joe!

Congratulations to Joe Cai for completing his Masters seminar. His thesis titled “Comparing the Safety and Mobility Benefits of Alternative Winter Road Maintenance Standards” was completed under the supervision of Dr. Liping Fu and Dr. Chris Bachmann. Once again, congrats to Joe for achieving this milestone and best of luck in your future endeavors!

Congratulations to Azadeh!

Congratulations to Azadeh Heydari for completing her Masters defense on September 5, 2019. Her thesis titled “Effectiveness of TSP Strategies at Intersections with High Truck Volumes” was completed under the supervision of Dr. Liping Fu. Best of luck on your future endeavors Azadeh and congratulations on achieving this milestone!

Congrats to Anjie Liu!

Congratulations to Anjie Liu for completing her Masters defense. Her thesis titled “Real-Time Vehicle Emission Estimation Using Traffic Data” was completed under the supervision of Dr. Liping Fu. Anjie’s work focused on quantifying the magnitude of emissions from traffic of existing or future road networks under specific plans, designs, and traffic management schemes. The ability to quantify emissions allows the government and transportation authorities to better manage and control vehicular …Read More

iTSS Lab will be attending the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting

The iTSS Lab will be presenting at the 98th TRB Annual Meeting from January 13-17, 2019 in Washington, DC. Keep an eye out for our poster and lectern sessions. Our research will be featured in the following areas: Poster Session: 1431, Current Issues in Transportation and Air Quality Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 8:00AM – 9:45AM Topic: Traffic Emission Estimation Using High-Resolution Traffic and Signal Control Data: A Vehicle Trajectory-Based Approach …Read More

Congratulations Jaspreet Kaur!

Congratulations to Jaspreet Kaur who completed her Master’s seminar and thesis titled “Field Evaluation and Performance Analysis of Different Pre-wetting Ratios for Sustainable Salting” under the supervision of Dr. Liping Fu. Jaspreet’s work focused on the winter road maintenance technique of pre-wetting on Highway 6 in Durham, Ontario. The main objective of her thesis is to compare the field performance of pre-wetting at different ratios, to develop a statistical model to …Read More

Sustainable Winter Road Operations Textbook Published!

Covering a wide array of topics related to sustainable winter road operations, this textbook is a unique and essential guide to modern winter operations. The text provides an in-depth overview of a number of important topics, including the environmental and economic impacts of winter maintenance, best practices for maintenance and equipment, and an overview of recent research and technological developments. This book is an essential reference for professionals involved in …Read More

iTSS Lab at the 2018 TRB Annual Meeting

The iTSS Lab was at the TRB Annual Meeting! (January 7-11, 2018 Washington, D.C) Thanks everyone who attended and presented in our sessions. Our research was featured in the following areas: Poster Session 251: Innovations in Adaptive Signal Control Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Topic: Adaptive Traffic Signal Control with Deep Reinforcement Learning: An Exploratory Investigation Poster Session 386: Advanced Modeling, Recognition, and Classification Methods in Transportation Applications Monday 1:30 …Read More