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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 …

Director: Congratulations to Graduates!

Director: Congratulations to Graduates!

By CTR  |  Students

Friends of CTR- Pride, joy, and optimism. These are the feelings I experience each May, as I watch our graduates receive their diplomas, each graduate exuding a palpable sense of confidence and accomplishment. Their hard work in the classroom, late nights in the lab, countless hours of studying and conducting research — it all comes …

Graduate Profile: Marcia McIntosh, MSIS

Graduate Profile: Marcia McIntosh, MSIS

By Kevyn B.  |  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 Joey Williams  |  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 Joey Williams  |  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 Joey Williams  |  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 …