Transportation & Vehicle Safety News
Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
Two PPC SPRI students were highlighted in the Office of the Vice President for Research's (OVPR) annual "Dare to Discover" campaign.
Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
26 students participated in the inaugural Summer Policy Research Institute (SPRI), a six- to eight-week program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in policy research
Monday, August 24th, 2020
The University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator was awarded a $7 million grant in September 2019 to research the safe integration of automated driving systems. UI’s program was chosen as one of eight projects across the country that gathers data and insights about self-driving technologies and how to safely bring them to streets and highways. The U.S.
Monday, May 18th, 2020
Distinguished research fellows Corinne Peek-Asa and Caroline Tolbert were named the inaugural honorees of the University of Iowa's new award, the Distinguished University Professor award.
Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
Several of the Public Policy Center's (PPC) research fellows and affiliates were interviewed for "Pandemic Insights," a series of YouTube videos presented by the Obermann Center.
Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
Ars Technica, a publication devoted to technology, featured the UI National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) in a recent publication. The mission of Ars Technica is to be "technically savvy, up-to-date, and more fun" than other tech publications. Automotive editor Jonathan M.
Monday, February 24th, 2020
Corinne Peek-Asa, distinguished research fellow in the Transportation and Vehicle Safety and Crime and Justice Policy Research Programs, associate dean for research in the College of Public Health, and professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, delivered the 37th Annual Presidential Lecture on Sunday
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
Several Public Policy Center (PPC) staff and faculty members were recognized for longevity of service at a recent PPC meeting. The awardees are pictured below. Others who were awarded but not in attendance include:
Monday, July 22nd, 2019
Daniel McGehee, director of the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program, is involved in a study that looks at less distracting alternatives to bioptic telescopes, which help visually impaired drivers.