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Graduate Profile: Marcia McIntosh, MSIS

Graduate Profile: Marcia McIntosh, MSIS

By Joey Williams  |  CTR Library

Hometown: Bartlesville, OK Receiving: Masters in Information Studies How does it feel to be a new graduate? Spectacular! Like the whole world has opened for me to explore.   Why did you choose to pursue your graduate studies at UT Austin? I wanted a program that included both the library and the technology focuses of …

Graduate Profile, Hao Pang, M.S.

Graduate Profile, Hao Pang, M.S.

By Kevyn B.  |  Student Spotlight

Hometown: Jiuquan, Gansu, China Advisor: Dr. Ming Zhang Area of research: Integration of land use with transportation planning process How does it feel to be graduating? I feel so excited that I will graduate soon. The Master’s study at the University of Texas at Austin provided me with opportunities to better understand a city from …

Graduate Profile, Rohan Shah, M.S.

Graduate Profile, Rohan Shah, M.S.

By Kevyn B.  |  Student Spotlight

Name: Rohan Shah Hometown: Mumbai, India Advisor: Dr.Stephen Boyles Area of research: Dynamic traffic assignment, emissions modeling, sustainable transportation How does it feel to be graduating? It’s an ambivalent feeling, really. Of course I’m glad to be graduating from such a great school like UT and from its excellent transportation engineering program and CTR. But …

Graduate Profile, Lisa Burris, Ph.D.

Graduate Profile, Lisa Burris, Ph.D.

By Kevyn B.  |  Student Spotlight

Name: Lisa Burris Hometown: Leavenworth, Kansas Advisor: Dr. Maria Juenger Area of research: Construction Materials Research, specifically characterization and performance of cement-based systems How does it feel to be graduating? It’s exciting to be graduating, but at the same time a little scary to be finally finished with school – you never know quite what …

Graduate Profile, Maria Burton, M.S.

Graduate Profile, Maria Burton, M.S.

By Kevyn B.  |  Student Spotlight

Name: Maria Burton Hometown: Grew up in the Military :-). Childhood spent in Lakenheath AFB, England, family is from Washington State and the Philippines. Advisor: Dr. Jorge Prozzi Area of research: Pavement Management How does it feel to be graduating? It feels great to be graduating. I am looking forward to getting some experience in …

Graduate Profile, Christian Armstrong, M.S.

Graduate Profile, Christian Armstrong, M.S.

By Kevyn B.  |  Student Spotlight

Name: Christian Armstrong Hometown: Grapevine, TX Advisor: Dr. Jorge Zornberg Area of research: Geotechnical Engineering or, more specifically, expansive soils How does it feel to be graduating? It really feels great to finally achieve my goal of getting a Master’s and taking another step closer to my ultimate goal of getting a Ph.D. I’m very …