Joey Williams

Graduate Profile, Wei Sun, Ph. D.

Graduate Profile, Wei Sun, Ph. D.

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 …


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CTR Students Win TexITE Traffic Bowl

CTR Students Win TexITE Traffic Bowl

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 …


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Graduate Profile, Hao Pang, M.S.

Graduate Profile, Hao Pang, M.S.

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 …


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Graduate Profile, Rohan Shah, M.S.

Graduate Profile, Rohan Shah, M.S.

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 …


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Graduate Profile, Lisa Burris, Ph.D.

Graduate Profile, Lisa Burris, Ph.D.

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 …


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Graduate Profile, Maria Burton, M.S.

Graduate Profile, Maria Burton, M.S.

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 …


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Graduate Profile, Christian Armstrong, M.S.

Graduate Profile, Christian Armstrong, M.S.

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 …


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