Infrastructure Technology Institute
March 5, 2013
President Obama in this year’s State of the Union address talked about the future of energy and mentioned “self-healing power grids” -- a grid that is able to keep itself stable during normal conditions and also to self-recover in the event of a disturbance caused, for example, by severe weather. More >>
March 1, 2013
Two ITI principal investigators from the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Jan D. Achenbach and Zdeněk P. Bažant, received prestigious honors from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in 2012. Their career achievements are highlighted in two new ASME videos. More >>
ITI principal investigator Yonggang Huang and the University of Illinois’ John A. Rogers are the first to demonstrate a stretchable lithium-ion battery -- a flexible device capable of powering their innovative stretchable electronics. More >>
“Our infrastructure is crumbling as we speak,” former Illinois Rep. Jerry F. Costello told a packed audience January 28 at the sixth William O. Lipinski Symposium on Transportation Policy & Strategy, citing a recent study by the advocacy group Building America’s Future. “We truly do have a crisis on our hands, and we cannot wait any longer to address our needs.” More >>
November 15, 2012
The 2013 Lipinski Symposium will be held January 28th at the James L. Allen Center on Northwestern's Evanston Campus. The theme is public-private partnerships for financing transportation infrastructure. More >>
June 7, 2012
ITI Research Engineer David Kosnik won the Best Paper Award at the most recent International Conference on Weigh in Motion in Dallas, TX. Congratulations to Dave!
May 24, 2012
ITI Research Engineer David Kosnik and student workers were interviewed by North by Northwestern.
April 25, 2012
ITI's spring edition of Field Notes, the newsletter of the institute, is out!
April 22, 2012
the ITI REG and several civil engineering students took part in a collaborative research project with Metro North Railroad (MNR) near New York City. More >>
April 22, 2012
Beginning in 2012, ITI will no longer host its Summer Camp for high school students. You can view information about past camps here.
March 20, 2012