NEXTRANS Hosts Solar Power Initiative Meeting
July 28, 2009
The NEXTRANS Center, in collaboration with the Discovery Park Energy Center, hosted a Solar Power Initiative Exploratory Meeting at Purdue University on July 24, 2009. This meeting aimed to evaluate the possibility of utilizing solar power to provide electricity for lighting of major highway intersections.
The meeting was chaired by Leigh Morris, Deputy Commissioner, Toll Road Oversight, Indiana Department of Transportation and Chairman of the Board, Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority. Participants included representatives from the State of Indiana; Duke Energy; NIPSCO; Indianapolis Power & Light; Inovateus Solar LLC; Indiana and Michigan Power; Indiana Economic Development Corporation; Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), Federal Highway Administration, Indiana Division; Purdue University; Discovery Park; the Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP); and the NEXTRANS Center.
July 1, 2015
The two sides discussed complementary strengths and further cooperation to promote scientific research, scholarly exchange and personnel training, and international research partnerships.Read Full Story
May 6, 2015
The Purdue Driving Simulator Laboratory is a quasi-living laboratory for mobility and safety research, interactive learning, and outreach. The DSL will develop behavioral and operational models and assess impacts to address current and emerging needs of the USDOT, state and local DOTs, and private sector firms in the information and locational services domains.Read Full Story