CATT Lab Engineer Chairs Council
Nikola Ivanov, Systems Engineer and Senior Technical Advisor at the Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory (CATT Lab) has been named the interim chair of the newly established Operations and Preservation Group Young Members Council (YMC) of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). Nikola has also been elected to represent the TRB Operations and Preservation Group as a member of the parent Young Members Council reporting directly to the Executive Committee of TRB.
TRB recently established the YMC in order to encourage and expand young professional participation in all aspects of the TRB community. YMC aims to serve all transportation professionals under the age of 36 in advancing the national transportation research agenda. The goal of this group is to provide opportunities for young professionals to get involved, network, and learn.
The first council meeting will take place at the TRB 91st Annual Meeting on Sunday, January 22, 2012 from 4 – 5:30pm at the Marriott (Taft Room). For more information about the YMC, visit: http://ymc.groupsite.com/
About the CATT Lab
The Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory (CATT Lab) in the A. James Clark School of Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, supports National, State, and local efforts to provide safe and efficient transportation systems through improved operations and management by means of research and development, technology implementation, training and education.
The CATT Lab is supported by an interdisciplinary staff of graduate and undergraduate student researchers, affiliated faculty of the Department of Civil Engineering, and a permanent team of ITS professionals.
For more information about the CATT Lab visit www.cattlab.umd.edu.
Published January 12, 2012