Safe-D: Safety through Disruption

Highlights & Achievements

Eileen Herbers named among top transportation students in the country

Eileen Herbers

A fifth-year doctoral student in biomedical engineering and mechanics at Virginia Tech, Eileen Herbers, was named the Student of the Year for the Safe-D: Safety through Disruption University Transportation Center. Herbers was presented with the award for her work on measuring the potential safety impact of automated driving systems at the Council of University Transportation Centers Awards Banquet preceding the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting on Jan. 6.

Eric Glenn awarded the Virginia Tech Principles of Community Individual Recent Award

Eric Glenn

Safe-D program manager Eric Glenn was honored with the Virginia Tech Presidential Principles of Community Award for his work establishing the VTTI’s Road to Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (RIDE) Committee.

Safe-D Project featured in USDOT RD&T UTC Video Forum on Artificial Intelligence in Transportation

Traffic Monitoring: Virginia Beach, VA

USDOT’s University Transportation Centers (UTC) program as part of the Office of Research, Development and Technology, in collaboration with the Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS/JPO), presented a series of video forums focused on emerging technologies and research in transportation.

Texas A&M University Achieves Federal Designation As Hispanic Serving Institution

Texas A&M University has been designated an eligible institution by the U.S. Department of Education to be a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).