CCAT Associate Director joins USDOT-funded Build America Center

CCAT Associate Director joins USDOT-funded Build America Center

Photo of CCAT Associate Director, Samuel Labi, presenting to the Indiana Department of Transportation.
Dr. Samuel Labi presents research to the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)

Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a $5 million award to the University of Maryland to create the Build America Center. The Center will offer educational programs, information, and resources for transportation agencies in

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Dr. Miralinaghi Receives Certificate of Appreciation at 2022 TRB Annual Meeting

Dr. Miralinaghi Receives Certificate of Appreciation at 2022 TRB Annual Meeting

Photograph of Dr. Mohammad Miralinaghi receiving an award a certificate of appreciation from Dr. Gregory Rowangould at the T-R-B Annual Meeting
Dr. Mohammad Miralinaghi receives a certificate of appreciation from Dr. Gregory Rowangould

Center for Connected and Automated Transportation Principal Investigator, Dr. Mohammad Miralinaghi, has received a certificate of appreciation from Dr. Gregory Rowangould, the paper review chair of the Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas

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CCAT Research on Traveler Intention to Ride in Autonomous Vehicles Published in ‘Transportation’

CCAT Research on Traveler Intention to Ride in Autonomous Vehicles Published in ‘Transportation’

Debby Bezzina and Lisa Lorena Losada Rojas in front of a research poster at TRB's Annual Meeting in 2020
CCAT Researcher, Lisa Lorena Losada Rojas, and Managing Director, Debby Bezzina, and the 2020 TRB Annual Meeting

Research from CCAT consortium member, Purdue University, has been published in the Transportation journal. ‘A multi‑group analysis of the behavioral intention to ride in

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CCAT Research Published in Journal of Transportation & Health

Aerial photo of an intersection that features connected vehicles and infrastructure. It also has features people using a variety of mobility modes including walking and biking

CCAT Research Published in Journal of Transportation & Health


The deployment of automated vehicles (AVs) may have a profound impact on mobility and safety. This includes increased mobility options for underserved communities and reduced traffic and travel costs. It isn’t all necessarily good news, though, according to a CCAT research project that was recently published

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CCAT Students Runner-Up in Climate Change Competition

CCAT Students Runner-Up in Climate Change Competition


Two students under the CCAT grant, Abdullah Nafakh and Isaiah Mwamba, were recently awarded runner-up in the Purdue Climate Change Research Video Competition. Their video, titled “Infrastructure and the Environment: A Love-Hate Relationship”, argues that Transportation Engineers have the capability to turn this into a “Love-Love Story” by

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