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Dr. Robert L. Bertini receives Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award
Author: Verian Wedeking
Posted: May 16, 2007


Robert L. Bertini, Ph.D., P.E., is an Associate Professor in PSU's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and in the Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, and is Director of the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium.

Like many faculty in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science and the College of Urban and Public Affairs, Bertini has a strong background in research. He received his Ph.D degree from University of California at Berkeley in transportation engineering. Before returning to academic research Bertini spent seven years working for government and industry. His experience includes stints with San Mateo County Department of Public Works; DeLeuw, Cather & Company; Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.; and DaimlerChrysler Research and Technology, Inc. Beginning in 2003, Bertini is the recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation Career Award entitled Mining Archived Intelligent Transportation Systems Data: A Validation Framework for Improved Performance Assessment and Modeling (see More.

PSU Salutes, the university's annual awards recognition event, celebrates the outstanding achievements of alumni, faculty, and friends of Portland State University. Held each year in May, the event recognizes the contributions of our alumni, faculty, and friends to the university, to their professions, and to the greater community. PSU Salutes is sponsored by the PSU Alumni Association, with additional support from the office of University Relations.