News & Events


ITE Student Chapter Dominates at Annual MOVITE Meeting

Cameron Murray receives the largest single award in the history of Civil Engineering at University of Arkansas

Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture Series, Speaker Michael Thompson

Cameron Murray Discusses a Material Critical to Modern Life - Short Talk from the Hill, University of Arkansas


Suman Mitra, University of Arkansas, NSF Grant to Deploy Micromobility Services in Low-Income Areas

Brittany Waggener, MarTREC's 2021 Oustanding Student of Year from the University of New Orleans

Vanderbilt PhD student mentors undergrads on week-long STEMSEAS expedition

Melissa Tooley Featured in Transportation Builder Magazine

Sarah Hernandez, University of Arkansas, has received the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development grant, known as CAREER, for 2021.

Magdalena Asborno selected by Transportation Research Board to present on, “Advancing the Marine Transportation System Through Automation and Autonomous Technologies”

Thomas Carter III, Changing the Tide in Transportation, A webinar series on equity and the Black experience in transportation

Sadik Khan, Jackson State University, has been awarded a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation 

Sarah Hernandez, Project Aims to Attract More Women to Civil Engineering

Liao and Nachtmann Create New Tool to Help Decision-Makers Understand Freight Movement


Vanderbilt environmental engineers (and MarTREC Partners)appointed to National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board executive and climate change adaption committees

Mack-Blackwell Advisory Board Welcomes New Members

Kaley Collins, MarTREC's 2020 Outstanding Student of the Year from the University of Arkansas

Hiba Baroud, Vanderbilt University, receives NSF Early CAREER Award to predict and inform community hazard response

Heather Nachtmann, MarTREC Director, Selected as Editor-in-Chief of The Engineering Economist Journal

Paper Published in the Journal of the Transportation Research Board by VECTOR Staff

University of New Orleans Transportation Institute Launches Survey For Proposed New Orleans-Baton Rouge Rail Service

Mark Abkowitz, Vanderbilt University, authors article on Natural Disasters During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Jackson State University ranks in the top ten among 50 HBCUs

University of Arkansas awarded grant of $1 Million to Promote Equity for Women Faculty in STEM Fields

Janey Camp, Vanderbilt University, creates Hazard Education developed for future community leaders

Sarah Hernandez and Interdisciplinary Team Awarded $1.5 Million to Study Freight Movement

Welcome Dr. Sandra Eksioglu

Brian Wolshon, LSU, teams up on technical paper, Traffic Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic


MarTREC Project Lands Spot on PBS

2019 MarTREC Student of the Year

Nachtmann Recognized With Top Engineering Management Award

'TransMap' Will Ensure Reliable and Efficient Transportation Networks

Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture Series, Speaker Jim Kruse

Civil Engineering Research Center Breaks Ground

2019 Arkansas Good Roads Scholarship Recipients

Rick Coffman takes MarTREC project to Guntersville Lock and Dam

Arkansas Levee Task Force to Study and Analyze the Current Conditions of the State's Levees

U of A Names Heather Nachtmann, as one of four 2019-2020 Chancellor's Academic Fellows

GirlTREC 2019!

Transportation Research Board’s Marine Committees and Freight Committees Convene at Texas A&M University Galveston

MarTREC Workforce Development Project - Exposure to STEM

UA Engineering Students Win at MOVITE Section of Institute of Engineers Conference

UA Engineering Faculty Recognized Nationally for Teaching Contributions

UA Civil Engineering's Dr. Stacy Williams Honored by American Public Works Association

Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture Series, Speaker Eric Shen

$1 Million Support from ArDOT


2018 MarTREC Student of the Year

Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture Series, Speaker Dr. Tianjia Tang


2018 Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship Recipients

Summer 2018 Outreach

2018 Arkansas Good Roads Scholarship Recipients

MarTREC Student Honored for Research on Freight Modeling

Janey Camp quoted, about Hurricane Florence

Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture Series, Speaker Dr. Melissa Tooley

Maritime Transportation Center Receives Additional $1.4 Million Grant

Mack-Blackwell U of A Doctoral Student Honored by U.S. Transportation Secretary 


2017 FAST Act MarTREC Outstanding Student of the Year, Leslie Gillespie-Marthaler

2017 Map21 MarTREC Outstanding Student of the Year, Ian Butler-Severson

Ms. Frances Griffith, 2018 Most Influential American Concrete Institute

Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture Series, Speaker Ms. Regina Hopper

A Current MarTREC Site Director and a Former MarTREC Site Director, Team up for Hurricane Summit

2017 Arkansas Good Roads Scholarship Recipients

Brian Wolshon, LSU MarTREC Site Director, Busy During Hurricane Season

Nuri Omolara, 2017 MarTREC Summer Research Intern

GirlTREC 2017!

Industry Peers Recognize Carol Short, MarTREC Team Member at UNO

MarTREC Students Create Video of Their Work on Levee Evaluation

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., U of A Create Supply Chain Innovation Center

Navigable Rivers Give State Weight in Freight Studies


2016 MarTREC Outstanding Student of the Year, Tim Moody

MarTREC Awarded 1.4 million under FAST Act

Maritime Transportation Expert Lectures at Fall Dan Flowers Distinguished Lecture

University Transportation Center Spotlight Newsletter

2016 Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship Recipients

2016 Arkansas Good Roads Scholarship Recipients

MarTREC hosts George Washington Carver Summer Intern

Frances Griffith Elected to Board of American Concrete Institute

Heather Nachtmann awarded Title of Fellow by International Society

Heather Nachtmann awarded by U of A for grant work

Transportation Students Tackle Research Opportunities

Roads, Rail, and Waterways Research - at the U of A


2015 MarTREC Outstanding Student of the Year, Peter Webb

Heather Nachtmann presents Executive Summary for MKARNS project

University of Arkansas Student named first runner up 2015 Best Dissertation Award

2015 Arkansas Good Roads Scholarship Recipients

University of New Orleans new Master of Science in Transportation

MarTREC Receives Additional $923,700 grant from DOT

MarTREC Student, Ivy Riley, Recognized at TRB


2014 MarTREC Outstanding Student of the Year, Kyle Griffith

The Role of Freight Transportation in Economic Competitiveness Conference Proceedings

Mack-Blackwell Advisory Board Meeting

2014 Arkansas Good Roads Scholarship Recipients

Federal Staffers visit U of A College of Engineering

MarTREC receives additional $1.4 million grant from DOT

University of New Orleans tapped to research port security

Dr. Renne commemorates 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Bill