Student Spotlight

Graduate Profile, Wei Sun, Ph. D.

Graduate Profile, Wei Sun, Ph. D.

By Joey Williams  |  Student Spotlight

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 …

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 information …

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 …

Graduate Profile, Maria Burton, M.S.

Graduate Profile, Maria Burton, M.S.

By Joey Williams  |  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 …