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, two CEE student members presented their papers for being awarded the second and third place best student paper competition. The first place was awarded to one of our members who could not attend the meeting.
Recipient: Ziwen Ling
Paper Title: How to Prevent Railroad Crossings from Becoming a Hazard to Bicyclists
Second Place Student Paper Competition: $250 award
Recipient: Behram Wali
Paper Title: Heterogeneity Assessment of Incident Durations: A Comparison of Random Parameter and Quantile Regression
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, three 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
Behram Wali received the $1,200 T. Darcy Sullivan Scholarship
Additionally, the ITE Student Chapter was awarded the best TSITE student chapter for the 2015-2016 academic year.