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CDR in 3 out of 5 TRI headlines

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The Center for Design Research is listed in three of the top five articles on the Transportation Research Institute “Facebook” page facebook»

The CDR has received support and funding of various initiatives as well as an important $50K catalyst for the new Studio 804 build. The TRI funding went towards purchase and installation of transportation related hardware/technologies such as the wind turbine, solar panels and electric vehicle charging station. The CDR will continue to work with the TRI and its Director, Bob Honea on various initiatives/projects that will establish KU as one of the leading sources for transportation related research.

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