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CTR Transportation Research Student Awards

Student researchers are the backbone of the Center for Transportation Research’s program. Each year they receive awards based upon their work in the field of transportation. Here is a summary of those who won awards during the past two years through work done at the center.

  • Xiaokun Wang 2009 Young Researcher Award from the Transportation Research Board’s Committee on Statistical Methods (ABJ80)
  • Bharath Rajagopalan 2009 C.V. Wootan Memorial Award for the best MS thesis
  • Jason Lemp 2009 SWUTC Dr. William J. Harris Outstanding Ph.D Student Award from Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC)
  • Katherine Kortum Represented CTR at the 2010 Eno Transportation Foundation’s Leadership Development Conference
  • Lauren Gardner 2010 Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the Heart of Texas Chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS)
  • Katherine Kortum 2010 Elaine Dezenski President’s Legacy Scholarship, awarded by the Heart of Texas Chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS)
  • Jose Aguiar Moya Represented CTR at the 2010 IRF Road Scholar Program
  • Katherine Kortum, Lily Aung $1000 scholarship through ITS Texas at the ITS Texas 2009 Annual Meeting
  • Migdalia Carrion Alers, Lauren Gardner, Beatriz Rutzen 2009-2010 Eisenhower Graduate Transportation Fellowships, awarded by the Universities and Grants Programs of the National Highway Institute, Federal Highway Administration
  • Charlotte Whitehead, Bin “Brenda” Zhou, Jennifer Duthie 2009 scholarships from the Women’s Transportation Seminar’s (WTS) Heart of Texas Chapter
  • Abdul Rawoof Pinjari 2008 C.V. Wootan Memorial Award for best Ph.D dissertation in the transportation policy and planning area, awarded by the Council of University Transportation Centers.
  • Jennifer Duthie 2009 TRB Fred Burggraf Award from the Transportation Research Board
  • Naveen Eluru 2008 SWUTC Dr. Robert Herman Award to the Most Outstanding Student
  • Rachel Copperman 2008 SWUTC Dr. William J. Harris Outstanding Ph.D Student Award, awarded by the Southwest Region University Transportation Center
  • Jeffrey LaMondia 2009 Eno Transportation Foundation’s Leadership Development Conference
  • Ipek Sener 2008 Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the Heart of Texas Chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS)
  • Naveen Eluru Participant in 2009 IRF Executive Leadership Program
  • Beth Porterfield $1000 scholarship through ITS Texas at the ITS Texas 2008 Annual Meeting
  • Eleni Pappas 2009 Outstanding Student Award, awarded by the Texas Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • Ian Hlavacek 2009 Young Member of the Year Award from the Houston area section of TexITE.
  • Stephen Boyles, Lauren Gardner, Jeffrey LaMondia, Jason Lemp 2008-2009 Eisenhower Graduate Transportation Fellowships, awarded by the Universities and Grants Programs of the National Highway Institute, Federal Highway Administration

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