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Civil engineering graduate student receives transportation fellowship


Rebeka Yocum, a Penn State civil engineering doctoral candidate, was recently awarded a fellowship in the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration.

Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference to be held Dec. 9-11


Transportation professionals from around the country will sign in from home and office computers next month, when the annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC) is held virtually for the first time in history. 

College of Engineering kicks off 125th anniversary with virtual celebration


The Penn State College of Engineering will begin a yearlong celebration of its upcoming 125th anniversary with a virtual event at 1:25 p.m. on Nov. 12.

Faculty affiliate appointed to Transportation Research Board committees


Rajesh Paleti, a Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute faculty affiliate and assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering in Penn State's College of Engineering, has been appointed to serve on two committees -- Statistical Methods (ABJ80) and Travel Behavior and Values (ADB10) -- by the Transportation Research Board (TRB).

Low-volume roads researcher appointed to Transportation Research Board committee


Eric Chase, a researcher with the Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute’s Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies (CDGRS), has been appointed to the Standing Committee on Low-Volume Roads (AFB30), as selected by the Transportation Research Board (TRB).

University Transportation Center selects competitive research projects for 2020


The Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multimodal Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CIAMTIS) has selected 15 research projects for the years 2020 to 2021.

New directors of SEDTAPP's engineering design program named


Scarlett Miller, associate professor of engineering design and industrial engineering at Penn State, has been named the new director of the School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs' engineering design program; and Sarah Ritter, associate teaching professor of engineering design at the University, was recently appointed associate director of the engineering design program.

Undergraduate team wins asphalt pavement mix design competition


Three undergraduate students studying civil engineering at Penn State have been honored with the top prize for their work in the Inaugural Northeast Regional Council Mix Competition, sponsored by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA).

Civil engineering assistant professor to receive new faculty award


The Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) recently named Ilgin Guler, assistant professor of civil engineering at Penn State, as the recipient of its 2020 Cambridge Systematics New Faculty Award.

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