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2005 Outstanding Students of the Year

2005 Outstanding Students of the Year

Pictured are student awardees from U.S. DOT's University Transportation Centers (UTC) program at the 15th Annual Outstanding Student of the Year Awards ceremony, January 21, 2006. With the students are Dr. Ashok Kaveeshwar, former Administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), and Dr. Melissa Tooley, President, Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC).

  • Scott Beaird, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Southeastern Transportation Center (Region 4)
  • Andrea Bill, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Midwest Regional University Transportation Center (Region 5)
  • Michael Blackmore Lowry, University of Washington, Transportation Northwest (Region 10)
  • Nathan Bradbury, University of Idaho, National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology
  • Shawn Brovold, University of Minnesota, Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute
  • Kenneth P. Brown, Texas Southern University, Southwest Region University Transportation Center (Region 6)
  • Daniel Chatman, University of California - Los Angeles, University of California Transportation Center (Region 9)
  • Brenda M. Cruz, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, University Transportation Research Center (Region 2)
  • Andrew Thomas Desautels, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New England University Transportation Center (Region 1)
  • Noor El-Mitiny, University of Central Florida, Center for Advanced Transportation Systems Simulation
  • Jennifer M. Flynn, University of South Florida, National Center for Transit Research
  • Ryan Funk, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, National ITS Implementation Research Center
  • Alex Delrick Geiger, South Carolina State University, University Transportation Center
  • Zachery C. Grasley, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, FAA Centers of Excellence
  • Gary G. Greene, Jr., University of Missouri - Rolla, Center for Advanced and Non-Destructive Testing Technologies
  • Brandon Hughes, Northwestern University, Infrastructure Technology Institute
  • Chandra Inglis-Smith, Marshall University, Nick J. Rahall II Appalachian Transportation Institute
  • Hillary Isebrand, Iowa State University, Midwestern Transportation Consortium (Region 7)
  • Minh Q. Le, University of Arkansas, Mack-Blackwell Rural Transportation Center
  • Alison Linder, University of Southern California, National Center for Metropolitan Transportation Research (METRANS)
  • David T. Nartey, Morgan State University, Development and Research Management, Transportation for Center
  • Alan Nybing, North Dakota State University, Mountain Plains Consortium (Region 8)
  • Wajahat Nyaz, San Jose State University, Norman Y. Mineta International Institute for Surface Transportation, Policy Studies
  • Richard Jon Porter, Pennsylvania State University, Mid-Atlantic Universities Transportation Center (Region 3)
  • Clifford Price, New Jersey Institute of Technology, The National Center for Transportation and Industrial Productivity
  • Liza Runey, North Carolina State University, Center for Transportation and the Environment
  • Mark Sadsarin, North Carolina A&T University, Transportation Institute
  • Jessica Sick, University of Rhode Island, University of Rhode Island Transportation Center
  • Laura Stanley, Montana State University, Western Transportation Institute
  • Jeffrey Wilson, University of Alabama - Huntsville, University Transportation Center for Alabama
  • Matthew Zeller, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Center for Advanced Infrastructure & Transportation