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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.
Tom Dingus is the director of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) and the National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence (NSTSCE). He is also the Newport News Shipbuilding Professor of Engineering at Virginia Tech. Adding to this illustrious list of titles; Dr. Dingus also serves as the Center Director for the CVI-UTC. Dr. Dingus has managed VTTI for almost twenty years, has over one hundred technical publications to his name, and has managed over $150 million in research funding thus far in his career - making for a qualified and experienced leader to help guide the research goals of the CVI-UTC... 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