News

UMassAir awarded $100,000 from the President's Science and Technology Fund

Published on 06/27/2017

Just a year after the UMass Unmanned Aerial System Research and Education Collaborative (also known as UMassAir) received $25,000, the President’s Science and Technology (S&T) Fund more than quadrupled their grant award.


First Three UMass Transportation Center (UMTC) Workforce Development Participants Receive CDL-B Licenses

Published on 06/12/2017

Xavier Kinlaw and Kevin Asante of Worcester and Francis Dingman of South Hadley recently completed their CDL-B training at the New England Tractor Trailer Training School and passed their CDL-B exam.


Defending Airports against Drone Disruptions – A Review of Current Counter-Drone Technologies

Published on 05/26/2017

Researchers at UMass-Amherst recently investigated current counter-drone technologies and made recommendations to MassDOT regarding counter-drone measures for protecting airports and nearby airspace.


Drones at State DOTs – A Review of Current Applications and Practices

Published on 05/26/2017

UMass-Amherst researchers recently completed a study examining the current use of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) for transportation-related purposes at state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) around the country.


UMass Transportation Center and UMass ITE hosted the 2017 Boyer Lecture and 18th Annual UMass ITE Tech Day

Published on 04/28/2017

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 the UMass Transportation Center and UMass ITE hosted the 2017 Boyer Lecture and 18th Annual UMass ITE Tech Day.