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The mission statement of the Connected Vehicle/Infrastructure University Transportation Center (CVI-UTC) is to conduct research that will advance surface transportation through the application of innovative research and using connected-vehicle and infrastructure technologies to improve safety, state of good repair, economic competitiveness, livable communities, and environmental sustainability.
Dr. Ron Gibbons is the director of for Infrastructure Based the Center for Infrastructure Based Safety Systems at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI). He is also the Institute’s lead lighting research scientist and is responsible for lighting- and visibility-associated research projects and projects which consider roadway safety as they relate to infrastructure.
He is currently the PI on multiple projects including studies on the impact of lighting design on roadway safety, the impact of headlamp design on safety, wet night visibility and the performance of alternative light sources in roadway lighting. Gibbons is also the Principal Investigator on the Institute’s IDIQ contract for the FHWA Office of Safety... Read More
White House to honor VTTI's Tom Dingus as 'Champion of Change'
Thomas Dingus, director of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, will be honored May 8 by the White House as a Champion of Change, a group of Americans seen as making positive change. This year's theme is Transportation Technology Solutions for the 21st century... Read More