CATT Lab Speaks OutThe Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory (CATT Lab) director Michael Pack is speaking out, at conferences that is. Pack has recently served on panels and presented at three major conferences. In October he presented a paper titled “Open Source Software for Large Scale ITS Systems Integration in the National Capital Region – What Worked and What Didn’t” at the 12th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems which was hosted in St. Louis, Missouri. An abstract of this paper can be read here. He also served on the Virtual Worlds and Homeland Security panel at the Workshop on Emergency Management: Incident, Resource, and Supply Chain Management which was hosted by the United States Department of Homeland Security in Irvine, California. Pack also presented at the Advanced Learning Institute’s Social Media for Crisis Communications in Government Conference which was hosted in Washington, D.C. November 2 – 5, 2009. He presented on the panel titled the Role of Social Media in Planning for and Supporting Emergency Communications and Situational Awareness.
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 November 5, 2009