STRIDE E-Newsletter, Fall 2012

Awards

 


Student Chapter Awards

Florida International University Wins ITE District 10 Best Student Chapter Award

North Carolina State University, ITE International Traffic Bowl Champions
 

Faculty Awards

Albert Gan, Ph.D., Professor (FIU)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty Award for Excellence in Research 2012

Virginia P. Sisiopiku, Ph.D., Associate Professor (UAB)
Civil Construction & Environmental Engineering/Transportation
Winner of the Best Research Paper Award, Southern District of Institute of Transportation Engineers (SDITE), June 2012
 
Yafeng Yin, Ph.D., Associate Professor (UF)
Civil Engineering/Transportation
University of Florida Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award 2012
 

Student Awards

Grady Carrick, Ph.D. 2012 (UF)
Transportation/Civil Engineering
STC Poster Competition at TRB, January 2012

Amy Cavaretta, Master’s Student (UF)
Urban & Regional Planning
Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow, Eno Center for Transportation, Washington, D.C., 2012

Harley Cooper, M.S. 2012 (UNC – Chapel Hill)
City & Regional Planning
Elsie Van Dyke Dewitt Fellowship, 2011-2012

Shannon Denny, Undergraduate Student (UAB)
Psychology
First place prize for student poster competition, 2012 UAB Summer Undergraduate Research Expo, July 2012
First place prize for oral presentation competition, 10th Annual University of Alabama System Honors Research Conference, University of   Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, April 2012

Nagendra S. Dhakar, Doctoral Candidate (UF)
Transportation/Civil Engineering
International Road Federation (IRF) Fellow, IRF (2012-2013)

Amanda Douglas, Master’s Student (UF)
Urban & Regional Planning
Jeanne Fewell Award 2012, First Coast (Jacksonville) Section of the American Planning Association

Phillip Haas, Doctoral Student (UF)
Transportation/Civil Engineering
CMS Outstanding Student of the Year, January 2012

Md Shah Imran, Master’s Student (UAB)
Civil Construction & Environmental Engineering/Transportation
First place prize for student paper competition award, Southern District Institute of Transportation Engineers (SDITE), April 2012                 
(Dr. Virginia Sisiopiku, faculty advisor)

Gwen Kash, Doctoral Candidate (UNC – Chapel Hill)
City & Regional Planning
USDOT Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship
2012-2013 Academic Year 

Jinyan Lu, Doctoral Student (FIU)
Transportation/Civil & Environmental Engineering
Best student paper in Florida, Institute of Transportation Engineers, 2012
Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship awarded by Women in Transportation (WTS), 2012

Miguel Lugo, Doctoral Student (UF)
Transportation/Civil Engineering
UF/NSF LSAMP Bridge to Doctorate Fellow 2011-2012

Dimitra Michalaka, Ph.D. 2012 (UF)
Transportation/Civil Engineering
International Road Federation (IRF) Fellow, IRF (2012-2013)

Abdul Muqueet Abro, Doctoral Student (UAB)
Civil Construction & Environmental Engineering/Transportation
2012 GAFP Scholarship from the UAB Graduate School, January 2012
(Dr. Virginia Sisiopiku, faculty advisor)

Benjamin Reibach, Master’s Student (UF)
Transportation/Civil Engineering
Graduate Student Participation Grant for the 8th National Aviation System Planning Symposium

Shaghayegh Shabanian, Doctoral Student (FIU)
Transportation/Civil & Environmental Engineering
Third-Place Best Essay Award, Gold Coast ITE Chapter, 2012

Danielle Soriano, Undergraduate Student (UF)
Transportation/Civil Engineering
Future Industry Leader Spotlight Award, American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) 2012

Melissa Walters, Undergraduate Student (UAB)
Psychology
First place prize for student poster competition in the 2012 UAB Summer Undergraduate Research Expo, July 2012 (Dr. Despina Stavrinos, faculty mentor)

Lauren Wang, M.S. 2012 (UNC – Chapel Hill)
City & Regional Planning
Leadership Legacy Scholarship from the North Carolina Chapter of Women in Transportation Planning
January 2012


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