Awards

Eno Names Bhat to List of Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders

Eno Names Bhat to List of Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders

The Eno Center for Transportation, a non-profit think tank that works in federal transportation policy and transportation leadership development, recently partnered with the Council of University Transportation Centers to identify 10 of the most forward-looking transportation academics working in the field today, creating the “Top 10 Transportation Thought Leaders in Academia” list. Established in part to honor the late Professor …


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Fernanda Leite Honored with STAR Award

Fernanda Leite Honored with STAR Award

Fiatech, a global non-profit consortium of capital project industry stakeholders, honored Dr. Fernanda Leite with the Superior Technical Achievement Recognition (STAR) Award at their April 2016 Technology Conference & Showcase. Fiatech was launched in 2000 by UT’s Construction Industry Institute (CII)—an affiliate center of CTR—and the UK’s Process Industry Owners Forum. The STAR Award recognizes the personal contributions of Fiatech …


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José Holguín-Veras Inducted into the Cockrell Academy of Distinguished Alumni

José Holguín-Veras Inducted into the Cockrell Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Nine alumni from the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at UT Austin were inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni on October 26, 2015. Among them was José Holguín-Veras, who received his Ph.D. in 1986. The research of José Holguín-Veras emphasizes the integration of state-of-the-art economic princples into transportation modeling, so that a …


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TxDOT Recognizes Dr. Oguzhan Bayrak’s Contributions

TxDOT Recognizes Dr. Oguzhan Bayrak’s Contributions

In December 2015 TxDOT’s Office of Research and Technology Implementation (RTI) bestowed the Recognition of Excellence Award on Dr. Oguzhan Bayrak, who has worked extensively on TxDOT research projects over many years. Dr. Bayrak recently served as the director of the Phil M. Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory and holds the Charles Elmer Rowe Fellowship in the Cockrell School of …


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Chandra Bhat Receives 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT

Chandra Bhat Receives 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT

CTR is proud to announce that our director, Dr. Chandra Bhat, received the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.  This award is given each year for outstanding achievements by an alumnus of IIT Madras.  Only 123 distinguished alumni have been selected for this award from a total alumni population of over 42,000. …


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UT Honors Amit Bhasin with Teaching Excellence Award

UT Honors Amit Bhasin with Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulation to Dr. Amit Bhasin for receiving a 2015-16 President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award from The University of Texas at Austin.  Dr. Bhasin, Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering, is one of only eight faculty members to receive this award this year.  While these awards have been given since the 1980-81 academic year, Dr. Bhasin is the FIRST engineering faculty …


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Raissa Ferron Honored by Engineering News-Record

Raissa Ferron Honored by Engineering News-Record

Every year the Engineering News-Record (ENR) regional editions celebrate the excellence of young construction professionals. Each region highlights 20 individuals under the age of 40 who represent the “best of the best” in their construction and design careers by giving back to their industry and communities. This year, Dr. Raissa Ferron, Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering, was …


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UT Civil Engineering Ranked #2 in US

In March 2016 the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings were published for graduate programs.  CTR’s academic unit, the Cockrell School of Engineering, has maintained top 10 status.  Several departments within the School rank among the elite of their kind—including the Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering (CAEE). Our Civil Engineering graduate program moved from …


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