Engineering at Nebraska, Spring 2008
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TRB Best Paper Awarded to UNL Team

At the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington, D.C., in January, four researchers affiliated with the Midwest Roadside Safety Facility (MwRSF) were awarded the 2008 Best Paper Award for TRB Committee AFB20 - Roadside Safety Design. The paper was titled, "Midwest Guardrail System Adjacent to a 2:1 Slope." The authors included Karla Polivka, research associate engineer; Ronald Faller, research assistant professor; Dean Sicking, MwRSF director and professor of Civil Engineering; and Robert Bielenberg, research associate engineer.