2016 Student Awards

Jack Cabe
Georgia Institute of Technology
Third Place Student Paper, American Planning Association/Transportation Planning Division
Title:  An Evaluation of "Road Diet" Projects on 5-Lane and Greater Roadways

Chelsea Dyess

Georgia Institute of Technology
3rd Place Winner, STRIDE Student Poster Competition, TRB 2016, Washington, D.C.
Poster Title: Pedestrian Access to Bus Stops in Atlanta

Somaye Fakharian Qom
Florida International University

  • Top Student Paper Award, 15th International Conference on Managed Lanes, TRB 2016
  • Outstanding Dissertation Year Fellowship, Spring-Summer 2016

Homa Fartash
Florida International University
Sanchez Grand Prix Scholarship, Florida International University

Deja Jackson
University of Florida

  • Best Oral Presentation, Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program, 2016 TRB, Washington, D.C., Paper Title: Today’s Perception of Vehicle Safety and Its Impact on Preparing for Tomorrow’s Autonomous Vehicles
  • Committee 200 (C200) Scholar Award, HW College of Engineering, University of Florida

Megan McGinley
University of Florida
Frankee Hellinger Undergraduate Scholarship, WTS Central Florida

Ossama Ramadan

University of Alabama at Birmingham
1st Place Winner, STRIDE Student Poster Competition, TRB 2016, Washington, D.C.
Poster Title: Impacts of Merge Control Strategies on Freeway Level of Service

Atiyya Shaw
Georgia Institute of Technology
Alumni Award (highest-rated applicant), Eno Future Leader's Development Conference

Don Watson
University of Florida
The Integrity Award, Attributes of a Gator Engineer, H. W. College of Engineering, Gainesville, FL 

Yinan Zheng

University of Florida

  • 2nd Place Winner, STRIDE Student Poster Competition, TRB 2016, Washington, D.C., Poster Title:  A Model of Pedestrian Delay at Unsignalized Intersections in Urban Networks
  • Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarshiip, WTS South Florida

Group Award

Zhibin Chen, Zhengtian Xu, Mahmood Zangui (with faculty adviser Dr. Yafeng Yin)
University of Florida
Stella Dafermos Best Paper Award, TRB 2016, Washington, D.C.
Paper Title:  Analysis of Advanced Management of Curbside Parking