Dan Work

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt engineer selected for NAE’s ‘Engineering for Pandemics’ panel at annual meeting

    Plenary speakers and technical forum panelists will offer their perspectives on health scourges and the role of engineering in preparing for and handling global pandemics at the 2020 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting in the fall. The meeting’s topic, “Engineering for Pandemics: Preparedness, Response and Recovery,” will be addressed in two plenary… Read More

    Jul. 17, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Transportation lab predicts “extreme traffic” for some cities following COVID-19

    By Marissa Shapiro As communities and cities across America embark on paths for reopening, a transportation group at Vanderbilt is asking the question: What will traffic look like if transit riders become car drivers? A new article, published online by the… Read More

    Jun. 8, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Five graduate students named Eisenhower Fellows

    Vanderbilt’s five 2020 Eisenhower Fellows assemble with Federal Highway Administration officials after the awards ceremony. From left, Ewa Flom FHWA program manager, Paul Johnson, Charles Doktycz, Will Barbour, Derek Gloudemans, Yanbing Wang and two other FHWA representatives. Five engineering Ph.D. students have received prestigious Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowships and… Read More

    Jan. 21, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Transportation engineers put sophisticated eyes on campus mobility and air quality

    Caroline Janssen, a civil engineering senior, is part of a team working with Array of Things sensors on campus to capture mobility and air quality data. (Photo: Shun Ahmed) Do riders of bicycles and scooters dismount before crossing the pedestrian bridge over Hillsboro Road, as they should? How does the… Read More

    Oct. 9, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Road test proves adaptive cruise control can add to traffic jam problem

    VU researcher wants closer look at feature to address traffic issues A new, open-road test of adaptive cruise control demonstrated that the feature, designed to make driving easier by continuously adjusting a vehicle’s speed in response to the car ahead, doesn’t yet solve the problem of phantom traffic jams. Because… Read More

    May. 7, 2019