Seven members of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter at the University of Tennessee participated in the Tennessee Section ITE summer meeting in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, from July 13 to July 15.
At the meeting, a CEE student presented his paper for being awarded the third place best student paper competition. The first place was awarded to one of our members who could not attend the meeting.
First Place Student Paper Competition: $500 award
Recipient: Ziwen Ling
Paper Title: How to Prevent Railroad Crossings from Becoming a Hazard to Bicyclists
Third Place Student Paper Competition: $100 award
Recipient: Kwaku Boakye
Paper Title: The Impacts of Click-It-Or-Ticket Campaign and Saturation Patrol Intervention on Nighttime Seatbelt Usage.
The Tennessee Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (TSITE) sponsors a student scholarship program each year for civil engineering students enrolled at a university within the State of Tennessee who have demonstrated a strong commitment in transportation engineering. This year, two CEE students were also selected to receive several TSITE scholarships.
Alexandra Boggs received the $2,000 John R. Harper Memorial Scholarship
Bumjoon Bae received the $1,200 William L. (Bill) Moore, Jr. Scholarship
Additionally, the ITE Student Chapter was awarded the best TSITE student chapter for the 2015-2016 academic year.