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Latest in D-STOP Workforce Education Efforts

Latest in D-STOP Workforce Education Efforts

D-STOP continues its workforce education mission, using a variety of approaches to reach out to the next generation of engineers. Some of our efforts are described here. Workshop on writing technical papers—Hosted by the UT student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, this workshop in June 2017 featured an engaging presentation by D-STOP’s Dr. Stephen …


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CTR Students Clench Traffic Bowl District Title, Outstanding Student Award

CTR Students Clench Traffic Bowl District Title, Outstanding Student Award

Written by Lauren Bringle The CTR student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) recently sent a team to the Texas Intercollegiate Traffic Bowl competition at the TexITE Spring Meeting in Frisco, where they yet again claimed the title of Texas District Champions (revisiting the district victories of 2014 and 2015). Each year, the …


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Student Spotlight: Venktesh Pandey

Student Spotlight: Venktesh Pandey

Name:  Venktesh Pandey Hometown:  Gonda, India Current position:  Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Stephen Boyles Hobbies: I have been picking up running long distances as a hobby.  Other than that I enjoy traveling, biking, and meeting new people while volunteering for different activities in and around the campus. Where were you before you came to pursue …


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Levin Wins CUTC’s MS Thesis Award

Levin Wins CUTC’s MS Thesis Award

Congratulations to Michael Levin for winning the CUTC (Council of University Transportation Centers) Milton Pikarsky MS Thesis Award. This award continues a trend where almost every year  at least one of our CTR-funded transportation graduate students wins a thesis/dissertation CUTC national award. The Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award is given annually for the best Ph.D. dissertation and M.S. …


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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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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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Undergrad Interns & Symposium Schedule Announced for D-STOP Summer Program

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


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