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Transportation research at the University of Minnesota covers the spectrum from basic to applied research, drawing on the many transportation-related disciplines within the University. The Center actively supports the formation of multidisciplinary research teams.

2013-14 Research Highlights

Research highlights at CTS for 2013-2014 include measuring accessibility, supporting statewide economic vitality, developing a "super hybrid" bus, warning drivers about safety hazards, spurring transit-oriented development, and improving Minnesota's transportation system.

Watch the 2014 research highlights video


Meet a Researcher

Computer Science & Engineering

Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos's research interests include robotics, sensors for transportation applications, computer vision, and control systems. His transportation-related projects include vision-based sensing and classification of vehicles and the recognition of human activity patterns in public areas and while driving.