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Four from IIS to Present at the Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting

Four from Intelligent Infrastructure Systems selected to present at the Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting [LINK] being held on January 7-11, 2018 in Washington, DC.

The conference – known as TRB throughout the transportation industry – draws more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world and covers all modes of transportation. There are more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops addressing a wide variety of transportation topics relevant to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers and representatives of government, industry, and academia.

Three staff members have  been chosen to give short, five minute overview or nugget presentations during the AFF40 – Testing and Evaluation of Transportation Structures Committee Meeting being held at Marriott Marquis, Georgetown University (M1) on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Nathaniel Dubbs, PhD, PE, P Eng will discuss the Influence of Thermal Gradients on Steel Girder Strain Response during SHM of a Composite Multi-Girder Bridge, Kirk Grimmelsman, PhD, PE will present an Update on TPF-5(283) – The Influence of Vehicular Live Loads on Bridge Performance, and Navid Zolghadri, PhD will discuss the Use of Statistical Indicators for Condition Assessment of Bridge Structures.

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018 during Lectern Session 811 – Advances in Steel Bridges being held from 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM in Convention Center, 203, Tom Golecki, SE, PE will discuss the refined rating process, as well as the challenges and benefits of automating this process for multi-girder bridges during his Automating Refined Load Ratings for Girder Bridges presentation.

For more information about Transportation Research Board’s 97th Annual Meeting, follow this LINK