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Graduate Profile, Wei Sun, Ph. D.

Graduate Profile, Wei Sun, Ph. D.

By Joey Williams  |  Student Spotlight

Name: Wei Sun Hometown: Dalian, Liaoning, China Advisor: Drs. Jirsa and Ghannoum Area of research: Structural Engineering How does it feel to be graduating? Very exciting. Why did you choose to pursue your graduate studies at UT Austin? The structural program of UT Austin is top 5 in US. Looking back, what (or who) influenced …

Zhanmin Zhang Named Council Chair of ASCE’s T&DI Mode Spanning Council

Zhanmin Zhang Named Council Chair of ASCE’s T&DI Mode Spanning Council

By Kevyn B.  |  Awards

Associate Professor Zhanmin Zhang has recently been selected to serve as Council Chair of the Mode Spanning Council by the Transportation and Development Institute’s (T&DI) Board of Governors. T&DI is one of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) eight specialty institutes. His term begins immediately. Zhang has worked extensively with T&DI. He was elected …

Research Digest, July 2014: TxDOT Research

Research Digest, July 2014: TxDOT Research

By Kevyn B.  |  CTR Library

The July 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This issue of the digest provides abstracts for 16 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program publications that were published in June and July. These publications are from ongoing or completed research projects sponsored through the TxDOT …

Research Digest June 2014: SWUTC

Research Digest June 2014: SWUTC

By Kevyn B.  |  CTR Library

CTR Library’s  June 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 22 recent publications from Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC). The SWUTC is a consortium of five universities (Texas A&M University System, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Southern University, Louisiana State University, and …

Thank You, CTR Library Graduate Research Assistants!

By Kevyn B.  |  CTR Library

This past May the Center for Transportation Research Library bid farewell to our two Graduate Research Assistants, Marcia McIntosh and Grace Atkins. They have helped with a wide range of library tasks including digitizing many older TxDOT research reports for web availability, maintaining the library print and digital collections, conducting literature searches, and providing other …

CTR Students Win TexITE Traffic Bowl

CTR Students Win TexITE Traffic Bowl

By Joey Williams  |  Awards

The football rivalry may be in hibernation, but UT Austin transportation engineering students beat Texas A&M – as well as UTSA – in the Texas Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Traffic Bowl on May 29, ending A&M’s four-year win streak. The competition was held during the Texas District’s spring meeting. The winning team, comprised of …