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Student Spotlight: Megan Hoklas

Student Spotlight: Megan Hoklas

Name: Megan Hoklas Hometown: Grand Prairie, Texas Current position:  EIT at HDR, Inc. Hobbies: In my free time I enjoy reading at local coffee shops, playing volleyball and flag football, and training for the Austin Half Marathon in February. Recent News: Selected for the Dr. Naomi Ledé Award to the Outstanding Masters Student Where were you before you came to …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Student Spotlight

D-STOP’s Summer Internship Results in TRB Presentation

D-STOP, in coordination with another USDOT Tier 1 research unit, the Center for Highway Pavement Preservation, hosted an 11-week summer internship for engineering undergraduates interested in transportation. The University Transportation Center (UTC) Undergraduate Internship (UI) provides interns with unique insight into transportation education and helps prepare them for a possible career in the field. The …


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Student Spotlight: Alice Chu

Student Spotlight: Alice Chu

Name: Alice Chu Hometown: Cupertino, California Current position: Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Chandra Bhat Hobbies: Cycling, finding inspiration in modern architecture, traveling to new cities Recent News: Named D-STOP’s 2015 Outstanding Student of the Year  Where were you before you came to pursue your graduate degree at UT? I graduated in 2008 with a B.S. in Computer Science from the …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Student Spotlight

Research Digest, Nov. 2015: TRB

The November 2015 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This month’s digest provides abstracts for 19 recent publications received at the library from the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The selected publications include syntheses of information and best practice guidelines on a variety of topics from TRB’s …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

Texas Wireless Summit 2015 Explores the View to 5G

Texas Wireless Summit 2015 Explores the View to 5G

Original article by Lauren Bringle.    Watch TWS 2015 online, courtesy of RCR Wireless.  The Texas Wireless Summit (TWS) 2015 explored next-generation wireless networks in a day-long event focused on “The View to 5G: From Applications to the Air Interface.” The 13th annual TWS provided a forum on emerging technology and business models for industry leaders and academics. …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

Better Streets Week ATX Comes to CTR

Better Streets Week ATX Comes to CTR

CTR contributed to the City of Austin’s Better Streets Week program (October 25 –31, 2015) by hosting a lunchtime presentation on October 26. Better Streets Week was designed to bring to the community top speakers on local transportation issues and included over a dozen free talks, tours, and social events. The CTR lunch event, titled …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : D-STOP

UT Austin ITE Student Chapter Hosts Inaugural TexITE Student Leadership Summit

UT Austin ITE Student Chapter Hosts Inaugural TexITE Student Leadership Summit

The UT Austin ITE Student Chapter—in collaboration with Texas A&M Texas State, UT San Antonio, and UT Arlington—co-founded the inaugural TexITE Student Leadership Summit. Fifty students and twenty professionals came together to network, collaborate, and compete in an event designed to prepare students in becoming the next generation of leadership. The Summit kicked off the TexITE Fall District …


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Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Copperman

Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Copperman

Name: Rachel Copperman Hometown: Arlington, Virginia Currently Residing: Austin, Texas Current job: Senior Associate at Cambridge Systematics Year Graduated from UT: PhD in 2008 Hobbies outside of work: Playing tennis What projects did you work on while you were at CTR? Under Dr. Bhat, I worked on the development of the Comprehensive Econometric Microsimulator of …


Posted by Maureen Kelly  |  Category : Alumni