2015 Student Awards


Thomas Chase
University of Florida
ITE FL Section Institute Traffic Scholarship 

Xuanwu Chen
Florida International University
3rd Place, STRIDE Student Poster Competition, TRB 2015 
Poster title: “Improved Macroscopic Vehicle Emission Model Utilizing MOVES Estimation based on Operation Mode Distribution”

Somaye Fakharian Qom
Florida International University 
3rd Place, Best Student Essay Award, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS America), June 2015

Homa Fartash
Florida International University

  • 1st Place, Anne Brewer Scholarship, ITS Florida
  • South Florida WTS Travel Award, WTS South Florida Chapter
  • 2nd Place, FSITE Poster Competition

Clark Letter
University of Florida

  • 2nd Place, STRIDE Student Poster Competition, TRB 2015, Poster title: “Efficient Control of Automated Vehicles at Freeway Merge Segments
  • STRIDE Student of the Year, Presented at the CUTC Awards Banquet, Washington, D.C., January 2016

Eleftheria (Ria) Kontou
University of Florida
Frankee Hellinger Graduate Scholarship, WTS Central Florida

Md Shahadat Iqbal

Florida International University

  • 1st Place, STRIDE Student Poster Competition, TRB 2015, Poster title: “Predicting Arterial Breakdown Probability: A Data Mining Approach”
  • 2nd Place, Anne Brewer Scholarship, ITS Florida

Don Watson
University of Florida
Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship

Yinan Zheng
University of Florida
2015 WTS Central Florida Chapter Frankee Hellinger Graduate Scholarship