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UNDERGROUND LUNCH & LEARN
August 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree, Lunch Provided
Learn about the $7.5 million University Transportation Center for Underground Transportation Infrastructure (UTC-UTI) at Colorado School of Mines funded by US Department of Transportation under the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act. Dr. Marte Gutierrez will provide the background for the center, its organization, the research areas it will focus on, the “real-time adaptive system” that will drive the entire research agenda of the Center and its educational, training, outreach and technology transfer activities. Students will be provided with information on opportunities that will be available from the center and motivations for pursuing careers in underground transportation infrastructures.
Dr. Marte Gutierrez is the James R. Paden Distinguished Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Formerly, he was Post-doctoral Fellow, Senor Engineer and Program Leader at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, and Associate Professor/Professor at Virginia Tech. He has held visiting professorship and researcher positions in China, Chile, France, Japan, South Koreas and the UAE.