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23rd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase
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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”

 

Agenda

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

Energy/Electrification

Infrastructure

Smart Transportation

Poster Session

 

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

Call for Posters

Call for Abstracts

The Outstanding University Student in Transportation Award Nomination Form

Annual New Jersey Department of Transportation Research Implementation Award

 


Fee

Free

Credits

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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