23rd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase
- October 27
- 9:00 am–2:45 pm
The Annual New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Research Showcase is an opportunity for New Jersey’s transportation community to experience the broad scope of ongoing academic research initiatives and share technology transfer activities being conducted by institutions of higher education (IHE) partners and their associates. It also serves to highlight the benefits of transportation research, including NJDOT’s own program. As part of the event, the annual implementation award and recognition of outstanding university students studying in a transportation-related field will be presented.
23rd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase – Virtual October 27, 2021
“Smart Transportation: Building a Brighter Future”
9:00 a.m. Introduction and Housekeeping
David Maruca, Program Development Administrator, Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation
9:10 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Andrew Swords, Director, Division of Statewide Planning, New Jersey Department of Transportation
9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Transportation
9:40 a.m. Opening Remarks
Robert Clark, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration New Jersey Division
9:45 a.m. Keynote Address
Jane Cohen, Executive Director, New Jersey Governor’s Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy
10:30 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. The current call to action and next steps in electrification of vehicles, smart transportation and energy use.
Peg Hanna, Assistant Director, Air Monitoring and Mobile Sources, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Andrew Tunnard, Assistant Commissioner, Transportation Operations Systems and Support, New Jersey Department of Transportation
Alain Kornhauser, PhD, Professor of Operations Research & Financial Engineering, Princeton University
Spencer Reeder, Director of Government Affairs and Sustainability, Audi of America
Julia Rege, Vice President for Energy and Environment, Alliance for Automotive Innovation
11:45 a.m. Presentation of 2021 Awards
Presented by Amanda Gendek, Manager, Bureau of Research, New Jersey Department of Transportation
2021 Outstanding University Student in Transportation Research Award
2021 NJDOT Research Implementation Award
2021 Best Poster Award
2021 NJDOT Build a Better Mousetrap Award (State Agency)
2021 NJDOT Build a Better Mousetrap Award (Local Agency)
12:00 p.m. Break
1:00 p.m. Concurrent breakout sessions
This program is organized by the NJDOT Bureau of Research in partnership with the New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program (NJ LTAP) at Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) and meets requirements for up to 3 professional development hours (PDHs) for continuing professional competency for licensed professional engineers. AICP credit is currently under review. The 23rd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase is co-sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration.
Call for Presentations
Up to 3 professional development hours (PDHs) for continuing professional competency for licensed professional engineers. AICP credit is currently under review.
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