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24th annual TESC to be held Dec. 5-7
11/30/2018

Scheduled for Dec. 5-7, at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center and hosted by the Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute (LTI), TESC brings together experts in industry and academia to discuss some of the most important issues in transportation.

Danielle Berman named Adele A. Konefal Women's Young Professional Scholarship recipient
10/19/2018

Danielle Berman, an analyst with Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc. in Reston, Virginia, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Adele A. Konefal Women's Young Professional Scholarship. The scholarship will cover Berman's conference registration fee, hotel and travel expenses to attend the 24th Annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC), December 5-7.

Leslie S. Richards to Headline 24th Annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference
09/28/2018

The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute (LTI) today announced that Leslie S. Richards, Pennsylvania Secretary of Transportation, will serve as keynote speaker at the 24th Annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC), to be held December 5-7, 2018, at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. Richards is scheduled to speak on December 5, between noon and 1:15 p.m.

Larson Transportation Institute welcomes new assistant research professor
08/02/2018

The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute (LTI) today announced that Elizabeth Traut will join the Institute as an assistant research professor. She is scheduled to begin August 15.

Mansour Solaimanian promoted to research professor
06/27/2018

The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute (LTI) today announced the recent promotion of Mansour Solaimanian to research professor. Serving as director of the Northeast Center of Excellence for Pavement Technology (NECEPT), Solaimanian directs certification and training programs for asphalt design and construction, concrete field testing and surface improvement for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The programs have certified more than 18,000 individuals in the construction industry.

Larson Transportation Institute brings big win to Penn State and Mid-Atlantic universities with USDOT grant award
06/26/2018

Improving the durability and extending the life of transportation infrastructure will be the primary focus of a multi-university transportation research program led by Penn State, as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) 2017 Region 3 University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program. Penn State, through the Thomas D. Larson Transportation Institute (LTI), will lead the consortium including George Mason University, Lehigh University, Morgan State University, University of Delaware, Virginia Tech University and West Virginia University, otherwise known as the Mid-Atlantic Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multi-Modal Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CIAMTIS).

 
 

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The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891