Multiple Systems/Networks


The primary goal of this study is to help transportation stakeholders achieve better understanding of the usefulness of augmented reality (AR) technologies and encourage wider acceptance of AR in life-cycle management of transportation infrastructure systems through literature synthesis, technology evaluation,…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019

Performance- or risk-based earthquake engineering has gained widespread acceptance as a path to achieve user-specified performance targets, which include characterizations of casualties, repair cost, and business interruption, for intensity, scenario- and time-based assessments. There are tools whose roots are in U.S. nu…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019

This project aims to develop a 2-D hydrodynamic model to assess the extent/severity of flooding from extreme weather events (such as Hurricane Sandy) and to evaluate the efficiency of existing transportation infrastructure.

The model will incorporate a representation of the transportation system network, flood eve…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019

The Port Authority of NY & NJ is a leader nationally in incorporating climate resilience into major capital projects at the design phase. The agency has adopted comprehensive design guidelines to improve the resilience of agency infrastructure. However, the agency is interested in documenting leading practices at pee…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019

Robots are emerging force in some of the most challenging working environments. Whether they are flying drones or climbing robots, rigid machinery systems or soft robots made from flexible organic materials, their mix of mobility, strength, and configurability poises them to revolutionize the field of infrastructure main…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the long-term performance of projects in which stabilized dredged materials have been used to augment and/or replace borrowed materials – “beneficial-use applications”. The study focuses on the performance of a limited number of signature projects in NJ,…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018

The supply chain of soybeans is complex, encompassing multiple production sites and multiple modes of transportation. As a result, multiple factors affect the supply chain including weather, seasonality, price, equipment availability, congestion, modal delay, cargo ownership, and requirements pertaining to sustainability…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2016/2017

Resilience: “The ability to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events” Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative

While there are many definitions of resilience and almost as many measures of resilience, operationalizing the concept to be useful in decision makin…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2015/2016