2014 May

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 …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Awards

Director: Congratulations to Graduates!

Director: Congratulations to Graduates!

Friends of CTR- Pride, joy, and optimism. These are the feelings I experience each May, as I watch our graduates receive their diplomas, each graduate exuding a palpable sense of confidence and accomplishment. Their hard work in the classroom, late nights in the lab, countless hours of studying and conducting research — it all comes …


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Graduate Profile: Marcia McIntosh, MSIS

Graduate Profile: Marcia McIntosh, MSIS

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 …


Posted by Kevyn B.  |  Category : CTR Library

Research Digest, May 2014: TxDOT Research Program Publications

Research Digest, May 2014: TxDOT Research Program Publications

The May 2014 issue of the Research Digest is now available for download from the CTR Library’s website. This issue of the digest provides abstracts for 23 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Research Program publications that were published from February through May. These publications are from ongoing or completed research projects sponsored through the TxDOT …


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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 …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Student Spotlight

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 …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Student Spotlight

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 …


Posted by Joey Williams  |  Category : Student Spotlight