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Student Awards

Anya Abseen, Master’s student, NCSU
2nd Place, Student Presentation for Method and Case Study for Quantifying Local Emissions Impacts of a Transportation Improvement Project involving Road Re-alignment and Conversion to a Multi-Lane Roundabout

Muhammad Ali, Master’s student, UF
International Road Federation (IRF) Fellowship, 2012-13
President for IRF Fellows’ Class of 2013
Gerald P. Shea Award, IRF Executive Leadership Program, 2013
4thPlace in Hydraulics Competition, ASCE Southeastern Student Chapter, 2013

Eileen Cabrera, Master's student, FIU

Anne Brewer Scholarship Award, ITS Florida, 2013

Felipe Castrillon, Doctoral student, GaTech

Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, 2013

Amy Cavaretta, Master’s student, UF

STRIDE Student of the Year, Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC), 2013
UF Department of Urban & Regional Planning AICP Outstanding Student of the Year, 2012-2013
UF College of Design, Construction, & Planning Graduate Student Academic Achievement Award, 2013
Women's Transportation Seminar International, Helen Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship, 2012-2013
Women's Transportation Seminar South Florida,Helen Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship, 2012-2013

Thomas Chase, Master’s student, UF

1st Place, Student Presentation for Instrumented Vehicle Study and Micro-simulation Models of Pedestrian-Vehicle Interaction at Midblock Crosswalks

Xuanwu Chen, Doctoral student, President of FIU ITE Student Chapter

Outstanding Leadership Award, 2013
3rd Place, STRIDE Student Research Poster Showcase, UF/STRIDE Reception, TRB, 2013

Cheng Zhong, Doctoral student, UAB

GAFP Scholarship, UAB Graduate School, 2013

Tabitha Combs, Doctoral student, UNC Chapel Hill
 2nd Place, STRIDE Student Research Poster Showcase, UF/STRIDE Reception, TRB, 2013

Candace Brakewood, Doctoral student, GaTech

Advancing Science in America Fellowship, Fall 2012

Ehsan Doustmohammadi, Doctoral student, UAB

GAFP Scholarship, UAB Graduate School, 2013

Alexandra Frackelton, Master’s student, GaTech

Graduate Student of the Year, 2013

Alice Grossman, Doctoral student, GaTech

Dorothy Evans Fellowship for 2013/2014, Vassar College
American Association of University Women Selected Professionals Fellowship, Alternate, 2013/2014

Gwen Kash, Master’s student, UNC Chapel Hill

Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, 2012-2013
2nd prize from the National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation Graduate Student Research Contest

Clark Letter, Doctoral student, UF

 1st Place, Student Poster Showcase for Incorporating Probability of Breakdown into Fuzzy Logic Ramp Metering

Jinyan Lu, Doctora student, FIU

Best Student Paper Award, District 10 ITE
Bill McGrath Transportation Studies Scholarship Award, FSITE

Miguel Lugo, Doctoral student, UF

NSF South East Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Funding Award, 2013, UF
9th Postgraduate Forum of Beihang University Beijing, P.R.C. “Exploring Bicycle Ownership Among Household Types” paper accepted for presentation at Beihang University, Oct. 2012

Rachel Mulholland, Master’s student, University of Denver

3rd Place, Student Presentation for Women in Transportation: A model for Job Seeking in the Transportation Industry

Seckin Ozkul, Doctoral student, UF

IRF Fellowship, 2013-2014

Erica L. Schmidt, Doctoral student, UAB

3rd Place, Student Poster Showcase for Development of Comprehensive Physical, Sensory and Cognitive Assessment Battery for Driving Safety and Behavior

Jay Shannon, Doctoral student, MSU

1st Place, STRIDE Student Research Poster Showcase, UF/STRIDE Reception, TRB, 2013

Danielle Soriano, Undergraduate Student, UF

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship received from WTS South Florida Professional Chapter, 2013
Undergraduate Student Outstanding Service/Leadership Award, UF Civil and Coastal Engineering, 2013
Student Chapter President, WTS Advancing Women in Transportation, 2012-2013

Prabha “Popa” Pratyaksa, Doctoral student, GaTech
2nd Place, Student Poster Showcase for Safety Performance Evaluation of Converging Chevron Pavement Markings

Donald Watson, Master's student, UF

Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship, 2013

Ruoying Xu, Master's student, UF
Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship, 2013

Lei Zhang, Master’s student, UF

IRF Fellowship, 2013-2014


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Faculty Awards:

Mohammed Hadi, Ph.D., FIU

FIU College of Engineering and Computing Mentorship Award

TRB Certificate of Appreciation for organizing TRB HCQS and TFT Joint Summer Meeting

Robert W. Peters, Ph.D., P.E., UAB

Emmett B. Carmichael Award from the Alabama Academy of Science for Outstanding Paper during 2011 in the Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science(actual award date, March 2013)

Daniel Rodriguez, Ph.D., UNC Chapel Hill

Excellence in Safety Research for Active Living Poster Award, given by Active Living Research and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in conjunction with the CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (with Bushell,M., Poole, B., and Zeeger, C.), San Diego, 2013

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Other Awards

FIU ITE Student Chapter

Outstanding Organization in the Engineering Community, Council of Student Organizations (CSO) of FIU

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