Lunchtime Tech Talks!

Lunchtime Tech Talks! are presentations that highlight current and best practices, give attention to new and emerging issues in transportation, and explore the findings and implications of recent transportation research. Subject matter experts provide information and answer questions. Participants can suggest “hot topics” for future presentations through an end of session survey.
Orthotropic Bridge Deck Design

Orthotropic Bridge Deck Design

Addressing NJDOT employees on July 9th, Dr. Sougata Roy discussed the benefits of using orthotropic bridge decks, focusing on their design, fabrication, and construction.
RABIT: Automated Condition Assessment of Concrete Bridge Decks by Robotic System

RABIT: Automated Condition Assessment of Concrete Bridge Decks by Robotic System

The April 6th event featured a discussion of the benefits of non-destructive bridge evaluation (NDE) technologies, as well as the latest advancements in the field.
Tech Talk Recap: Smart Cities and Transportation with Kenneth Leonard

Tech Talk Recap: Smart Cities and Transportation with Kenneth Leonard

Leonard, a recognized leader in the field of ITS, presented on the USDOT Smart Cities Challenge and the way connected cities could become “smart”.
Smart Cities and Transportation

Smart Cities and Transportation

NJDOT Assistant Commissioner for Transportation Systems Management, C. William Kingsland, spoke about ASCT during the event hosted by the Bureau of Research on November 29th.
Getting through the Green: Smarter Traffic Management with Adaptive Signal Control

Getting through the Green: Smarter Traffic Management with Adaptive Signal Control

NJDOT Assistant Commissioner for Transportation Systems Management, C. William Kingsland, spoke about ASCT during the event hosted by the Bureau of Research on November 29th.
CIPGA Works!

CIPGA Works!

The Capital Investment Planning and Grants Administration (CIPGA) Works! Group hosts lunchtime talks to brief staff on a variety of topics.
More than a Pretty Face(ade): Meeting Safety and Historic Requirements in Concrete Barriers

More than a Pretty Face(ade): Meeting Safety and Historic Requirements in Concrete Barriers

On July 17th, Dr. Han Nassif presented findings for a recently completed study of the design, modeling and crash testing of open-faced concrete barriers.
Autonomous Cars and Our Disrupted Future

Autonomous Cars and Our Disrupted Future

The Tech Talk! lunch series was launched on May 3rd with a presentation from Dr. Scott Le Vine of SUNY at New Paltz.